John Moses, Principal Clarinet
John Moses is New York City's leading free-lance and recording clarinetist. Having performed with virtually every musical group in the area, he is currently the principal clarinetist with Westchester Philharmonic, American Composers Orchestra, New York Pops, and Little Orchestra Society.
He has performed regularly with New York Philharmonic, New York City Opera, St. Louis Symphony, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, and Royal Philharmonic of London. Mr. Moses has been involved with many Broadway shows including Wicked (currently), Oklahoma!, Titanic, Nine, Into the Woods, Crazy for You, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, and Sweeney Todd. He has also been featured on over 150 film scores including You've Got Mail, Analyze This, Beauty and the Beast, SWAT, and Aladdin. He has also appeared on the David Letterman Show, Good Morning America, Ainsley Harriott and the Rosie O'Donnell Show.
A graduate of Juilliard, he is currently on the faculty at Brooklyn and Queens College, and has lectured at Yale, Curtis, Eastman, Mannes, and the Manhattan School of Music.
His recordings include works with many solo artists: Marilyn Horne to Celine Dion, Placido Domingo to Mandy Patinkin, Wynton Marsalis to Judy Collins, as featured on RCA, Angel, Elektra, CRI, Varese Sarabande, BMG, and Columbia.
He lives in New Jersey with his wife, and their three children.
"Always Be Flexible" - John Moses interview on career and music
Allegro, Volume 115 No. 7 July, 2015