Teresa ReillyClarinet, Composer
Composer/clarinetist Teresa Reilly earned her Master of Music degree at Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Science in Music degree at DePaul University. As a freelance musician, Teresa performs regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other Chicago-area ensembles. She has performed in Carnegie Hall several times with the CSO as part of the clarinet section, and she can be heard on various CSO Resound recordings, including Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 and Webern’s Im Sommerwind, both with Bernard Haitink conducting. An avid chamber musician, Teresa has performed on diverse concert series such as the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, St. James Cathedral concert series, La Jolla Music Society SummerFest, Princeton University Concerts, University of Chicago Presents, University Musical Society of Ann Arbor, and the Fontana Chamber Arts concert series. Teresa has been a guest soloist with many ensembles in the Midwest and her playing is featured on the Naxos recording Synergy, performing with John Bruce Yeh on James M. David’s Fantasy Etudes, Book II for clarinet and basset horn. Her playing is also featured on the CSOtv Sessions video recordings of Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet and Mozart’s Gran Partita, as well as on UCTV video recordings from SummerFest LaJolla. A passionate and committed music educator, Teresa serves on the Artist-Faculty of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.
Photo: Todd Rosenberg