Candice Kiser is a clarinetist with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, and the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra. She has served as a guest musician in the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Erie Philharmonic, and the Akron Symphony Orchestra, among others, and is an active recording and chamber musician.
Prior to joining the faculty at DePauw University, Candice served on the faculty of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and Grove City College. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from East Carolina University, and the Master of Music degree from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, with additional post-graduate studies at Louisiana State University. Her teachers include Nathan Williams, Eli Eban, Steve Cohen, and Richie Hawley.
She has been hailed by critics for her “ravishing dark straight tone, beautiful legato, and dead-on intonation….gorgeous.” (Roanoke Times)