Richard and Mika Stoltzman @ HKUST

Richard and Mika Stoltzman5 November 2013
Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall, 8pm

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About the Artists
Richard Stoltzman clarinet

Two-time Grammy Award winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman’s virtuosity, technique, imagination, and communication power have revolutionized the world of clarinet playing, opening up possibilities for the instrumental that no one could have predicted. He was responsible for bringing the clarinet to the forefront as a solo instrument, and is still the world’s foremost clarinetist.

Mika Yoshida Stoltzman marimba

Born in Amakusa Island, Kumamoto, Japan, Mika now resides in New York City. Since studying at the University of Toronto, Mika has devoted herself to marimba performance and musical studies under the strong influence of the NEXUS. She is also studying jazz privately with jazz vibe master, Mike Mainieri, in New York, while Steve Gadd has been producing her musically.