Damarys Wichowski is a clarinetist who recently graduated from Reinhardt University with a Bachelor’s degree in music education. She also has extensive experience playing bass clarinet, adding up to over 10 years. Ms. Wichowski was principal chair bass clarinet for the Reinhardt University Wind Ensemble for four years. She has had the opportunity to perform with the wind ensemble at the American Bandmaster’s Association in Montgomery, Alabama in 2014, as well as the Georgia Music Educator’s Association Conference in Savannah, Georgia in 2015.
She has also played with clarinet choirs, woodwind ensembles, and clarinet quartets. Additionally, she has been hired to play at church services and lobby performances. Through her years in college, she has played numerous works, including the Schumann Fantasy Pieces for A Clarinet and the Mendelsohn Concert Pieces for Bb Clarinet to name a few. In May 2014, she studied abroad in Italy, and had the opportunity to play with the Italian Infantry Band, which consists of Italy’s most prestigious musicians. Outside of her work, she has been a guest clinician for middle and high school bands within the state. While she has taught with local schools, she has worked privately with students for 3 years. She is currently a member of the Georgia Winds Symphony playing bass clarinet and works at Children’s Learning Adventure Development Center in Alpharetta, GA teaching music.