Eileen Walsh
Applied Instructor

Contact Information
Courses Taught
MUSI 1666-4666 Principal Applied Clarinet
1663-4663 Secondary Applied Clarinet
MUSI 3341 Clarinet Methods


Clarinetist Eileen Walsh has been thrilled to play Second Clarinet and Bass Clarinet with Symphony Nova Scotia since October 2007. Formerly the associate principal and E-flat clarinet with the South Bend Symphony, Eileen earned her master of music degree and performer diploma from Indiana University in the studio of Eli Eban. Eileen grew up in Vancouver, where she completed her bachelor’s degree at UBC in the studio of Wesley Foster, and she was the recipient of the Aspen Music Scholarship and Mathilda Heck Woodwind Award at the WAMSO Young Artist Competition in 2006. She has been a semifinalist at the International Clarinet Association’s Young Artist Competition twice.

Eileen has attended many festivals and masterclasses, including summers at the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Aspen Music Festival, National Academy Orchestra of Canada, Orford Arts Centre, and Domaine Forget Academy of Music and Dance. Her solo performances with orchestra include the Nielsen and Copland Clarinet Concertos. Other pursuits include performing on period instruments, and a two-year term as Associate Instructor of Music Theory at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

2003 B.Mus Clarinet Performance, University of British Columbia
2005 M.Mus Clarinet Performance, Indiana University
2006 Artist Diploma Clarinet Performance, Indiana University

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