Alain Desgagné

Alain Desgagné

Associate clarinet

Joined the OSM in: 2001

Previous positions: Principal Clarinet, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (1996-2001), Second and Assistant Clarinet, Victoria Symphony (1989-96)

Academic institutions attended: Master’s and certificate in Performance, Northwestern University with Robert Marcellus, First Prize from Conservatoire de Musique du Québec with John van Bockern

Prizes and scholarships: Eckstein Fund Grant, Fondation Asselin

Favourite composers: Mozart, Richard Strauss and Brahms

Favourite works: Strauss’s Vier letzte Lieder