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Randy Salman

Clarinet; Woodwind Area Coordinator

An accomplished performer of both jazz and classical music, Randy Salman has worked professionally with the Indianapolis Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, David Baker, Gunther Schuller, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, Joe Williams, Clark Terry, Louis Bellson, and many others. He is a member of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and has performed on programs at the International Association for Jazz Education Conference and International Clarinet Association Clarinetfest. Salman has recorded with the Winds of Indiana, Chicago Jazz Orchestra (charter member), Eastman Jazz Trio, Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra, Condition Blue, Birch Creek Summer Music Center, Steve Allee, Al Cobine, Wanda Stafford, Sandi Patty, and has participated in educational recordings for several music-publishing companies. He has contributed CD reviews and articles for The Clarinet and Band Director Guide journals and is a faculty member of the Indiana University Summer Clarinet Teaching Workshop and the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops.

A graduate of the University of Illinois, Professor Salman studied clarinet with Larry Combs, Howard Klug, and Leon Russianoff. His saxophone teachers have included Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, and Joe Lovano. Appointed 1979.