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Ron Samuels

Adjunct Professor of Clarinet
Mary Pappert School of Music

School of Music 319
Phone: 412.396.6080


B.M., Clarient Performance, University of Southern California, 1982


Hailed as "a highly captivating musical presence" by the Los Angeles Times, Ron has enjoyed a richly varied career as both performer and teacher. Prior to his PSO and Duquesne appointments, he was principal clarinetist with the Toledo Symphony and a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. He has been a visiting lecturer at USC, the University of Michigan and at the Interlochen Arts Academy. In addition, he has recorded for Opus One and Hearts of Space Records, and for the KOCH International Classics label.