Professor of Clarinet
Kennen White, Professor of Clarinet, received his Bachelor of Music Degree from Northwestern University and his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts Degrees from the University of Michigan. At Central Michigan University, he teaches clarinet and clarinet pedagogy and performs in the Powers Woodwind Quintet. Dr. White may be heard on the CD Crescent Duo: Flights of Fancy (Centaur Records CRC 2603) with CMU flutist Dr. Joanna Cowan White and on the CD: Bremen Town Musician: Powers Woodwind Quintet (Centaur Records CRC 2774). Dr. White has recently performed at the following conferences: International Clarinet Association, National Flute Association, International Double Reed Society, College Band Directors National Association, and the Music Educators National Conference.
Dr. White is currently principal clarinetist in the Saginaw Bay Symphony and has held positions with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Symphony, and the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. Dr. White has also performed in the Detroit Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theatre, Flint Symphony, and the Traverse Symphony. He was previously on the faculty at Alma College. His teachers included Robert Marcellus, Clark Brody, and Fred Ormand.
Phone: (989) 774-1956
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