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Faculty Artist Series: Sarunas Jankauskas, Clarinet

Event Date:Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Event Time:7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Wiedemann Hall

A native of Lithuania, clarinetist Sarunas Jankauskas is an active performer in a variety of settings. Currently he serves as the Assistant Professor of Clarinet at Wichita State University and is principal clarinetist of Wichita Symphony Orchestra and member of the Lieurance Woodwind Quintet.

As a soloist, Dr. Jankauskas appeared with Round Rock Symphony Orchestra, Texas Festival Orchestra, The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra and Austin Singers. As a chamber musician he collaborated with St. Petersburg, Jasper and Aeolus String Quartets, Colette Valentine, Toby Blumenthal, Kris Becker and other accomplished artists. He participated in a number of concert series, including Spring of Harmony, Syzygy, Clutch, Music under the Stars, Kaunas Contemporary Music Festival as well as prestigious summer programs such as Sarasota Music Festival, New Music Workshop at Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Round Top Festival-Institute and Texas Music Festival.

As an orchestral musician, Dr. Jankauskas also performed with Round Rock Symphony Orchestra, Mid-Texas Symphony, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra and Brazos Valley Symphony. He is a prizewinner at Entergy Young Texas Artists, Kingsville International Young Artists, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artists competitions as well as Round Top Festival-Institute, Butler School of Music and Grand Valley State University concerto competitions.

Tickets for this event go on sale Jan. 8, 2013. For more information and tickets, please call The WSU Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233.

Order tickets online: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?1914

Open to the public.
Sponsored By: School of Music

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