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Tom Rose, Clarinet and Miles Graber, Piano
July 25, 2017
Tom Rose, Clarinet and Miles Graber, Piano

Robert Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73

Darius Milhaud: Duo Concertante

Johannes Brahms: Two Song Transcriptions: There is only once face on earth that can give me delight; Hey, Gypsy, play your violin!

Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles

Clarinetist Tom Rose holds a B.A. from San Francisco State University and a Masters in performance from Mills College, Oakland. He has held the position of Principal Clarinetist and Soloist with Music in the Mountains Festival, Grass Valley, CA since its founding, in 1982. He has performed the Copland and Mozart clarinet concertos numerous times with the orchestra, along with other solo works. From 1988 to 2010 he served as Personnel Manager and extra clarinetist for the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. Mr. Rose is also an adjunct clarinet teacher at Holy Names University, Oakland.  In 2004, he and Miles Graber released their first CD, Music for Clarinet and Piano. The second CD in this series, Music for Clarinet and Piano, Volume 2, was released in January 2016. He performs in several ensembles and is a member of the Graham-Graber-Rose Trio (cello, piano, and clarinet). Rose has been a performing artist at the Yachats Music Festival, in Yachats, Oregon since 2014.


Miles Graber received his musical training at the Juilliard School, where he studied with Anne Hull, Phyllis Kreuter, and Louise Behrend. He has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1971, where he has developed a wide reputation as an accompanist and collaborative pianist for instrumentalists and singers. He is a member of the chamber groups Trio Concertino, MusicAEterna, and the Sor Ensemble. Mr. Graber has been associated with many ensembles in the Bay Area including the San Francisco Chamber Soloists, Midsummer Mozart, the Oakland-East Bay Symphony, and the California Symphony. He has accompanied master classes by such artists as Midori, Nadia Salerno-Sonnenberg, James Galway and Lynn Harrell.