Music

Dr. Bruce Thornton

Academic Degrees:
  • B.S.Educ., Dickinson State University
  • M.M., University of Minnesota
  • D.M.A., University of Minnesota
Biography:

Bruce Thornton holds the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Minnesota. Well-versed in both the classical and jazz fields, he serves as soloist, clinician, and adjudicator throughout the upper Midwest and Canada. He has appeared on numerous recordings and maintains a busy performance schedule in the Twin Cities including performances with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Plymouth Music Series, and in orchestras for Broadway musicals. He performs regularly in the Twin Cities with the jazz quartet Leisure Valley and most recently, was guest soloist with the University of Notre Dame's Concert Band at their Carnegie Hall performance. He performs on clarinet as well as the flute, saxophone, and bassoon. Dr. Thornton is also a saxophone and clarinet clinicain for the Conn/Selmer Company.

Dr. Bruce Thornton, director of clarinet ensemble, professor

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