Daniel Giacobbe

Guest Musician

A native of Seattle, clarinetist Daniel Giacobbe regularly performs throughout the country as a recitalist and orchestral musician. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music and a master’s degree from The Juilliard School, where he served as teaching assistant to renowned pedagogue Jon Manasse. Past seasons have seen recitals in New York City (NY), Palm Beach (FL), and in Milan (Italy), as well as appearances as principal clarinet of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra and Berkshire Opera Festival. In addition he has worked with many leading conductors such as Alan Gilbert, Esa Pekka Salonen, Susanna Malkki, John Adams, and Marin Alsop, to name a few. Daniel has received acclaim during his performances as co-principal clarinet of the Juilliard Orchestra, such as during their international tour to Scandinavia (2017); on period-instrument performances with the standard-setting baroque ensemble Juilliard 415 (2019); and during several notable chamber performances during the annual Chamberfest (2017-2019). Mr. Giacobbe regularly performs in supporting roles with orchestras ranging throughout the country including the Kansas City Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and Montclair Orchestra and for the 2015-2016 season served as acting assistant principal clarinet of the Omaha Symphony. Summer appearances have included the newly revived Berkshire Opera Festival (Lenox, MA), Colorado Music Festival (Boulder, CO), Charles Ives Music Festival (Danbury, CT), and fellowships at the Bowdoin (Brunswick, ME) and Colorado College (Colorado Springs, CO) Music Festivals.