Jackie Gillette: Clarinet
Born in Brooklyn, New York, clarinetist Jackie Gillette has made her mark as a teacher and performer. She performs professionally around the United States including performances with the American Ballet Theater, American Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana and Buffalo Philharmonics, and South Florida Symphony. In addition to classical performances, she recently made her rock band debut as clarinetist on the Evanescence/Lindsey Stirling concert tour in Saratoga, NY. Jackie has taught clarinet and general music to students ages three to 18 around New York and Florida. She traveled to Zimbabwe and South Africa as a guest artist with the Music Inspire Africa organization, where she taught and performed around the two countries. Jackie has earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, and Master of Music Degree from Lynn Conservatory, under the tutelage of Jon Manasse.