Clarinetist Yasmin A. Flores has performed and given masterclasses around the U.S. for over a decade. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas and her Master of Music in Multiple Winds degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2009, Flores received her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa where she studied with Dr. Maurita Murphy Marx. Her D.M.A. dissertation was “The Clarinet Works of Gustav Adolph Heinze.”
Flores has previously taught at New Mexico Highlands University, University of North Alabama, Troy State University, Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, IA, and as a graduate assistant at the University of Iowa. In the past, she has performed with the Center for New Music at Iowa, the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, and the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra. In August of 2016, Flores won second place in the International Clarinet Association’s Research Competition for her presentation, “Two Small Gems in the Grand Scheme of Things: The Concertstück and Drei Lieder by Gustav Adolph Heinze.” Flores is currently an assistant music professor at El Paso Community College and a member of the El Paso Clarinet Quartet.
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