Clarinetist Maureen Hurd Hause has appeared in concerts and master classes throughout Europe, Asia and North America. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, at Jazz at Lincoln Center, with the American Symphony Orchestra, the New York City Opera Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, at New York’s Merkin Hall, with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Alice Tully Hall, the Tony-award winning Broadway production of The King and I at Lincoln Center, and in South Korea, France, England and Mexico. She performed at International Clarinet Association ClarinetFests® in Italy, Japan, Canada, and the US. Her festival appearances include performances at the Norfolk, Skaneateles, Lancaster, Zodiac, and Weekend of Chamber Music Festivals. She has recorded for Naxos, MSR Classics and Marquis Classics.
Dr. Hurd earned all of her graduate degrees including D.M.A. from the Yale School of Music where she worked with materials in the Benny Goodman Papers of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library. She has been recognized for her study and performances of classical works connected to Benny Goodman. Her primary teachers were David Shifrin, Charles Neidich, Joseph Messenger and Ayako Oshima. She joined the faculty of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, in 2002, where she is Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of Woodwinds. She is a Selmer Paris and a D’addrio Artist, playing Selmer Paris Signature and Recital clarinets and D’Addario Reserve reeds.