MMus Michigan State
BMus Western Ontario
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Canada B4P 2R6
Dr. Fisher has been recognized internationally as a clarinet soloist and chamber music player. The American Record Guide calls his CD “Images” a “superb recording” and placed it on its’ “Critics Choice” list. “The International Clarinet” magazine states “solid and gorgeous, remarkable playing …. I wholeheartedly recommend this recording”. Audiences in Canada have heard him frequently on both English and French radio networks of the CBC and on Television. Specializing in music with strings, he has performed with the Orford Quartet (Toronto), The Shostakovitch Quartet (of Moscow), The Cassatt Quartet (of New York), The Franciscan Quartet (Banff Competition winners), The Minneapolis Artists Ensemble and the Penderecki, Leblanc and Brunswick quartets. Dr. Fisher enjoys an active and multifaceted career as a musician. Performances as a clarinetist and conductor, have regularily taken him to such places as Quebec City, Frankfurt, London, Holland Oxford, Vienna, Czech Republic, Budapest, Minneapolis, Phoenix and Calgary, Vancouver etc.
Dr. Fisher is a Yamaha performing artist for North America and conducts clinics for this corporation at the National Musicfest and at numerous locations across the country. Frequently invited by many universities Dr. Fisher has recently given master-classes at both The Franz Liszt Academy and The Teachers Training Institute, in Budapest, Hungary, The Montreal Conservatory, Arizona State University, The University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, and The University of Calgary. Adjudicating regularly takes Professor Fisher from coast to coast.