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Daniel Lochrie

Daniel Lochrie A member of Belmont’s faculty woodwind quintet, Dr. Lochrie is an adjunct instructor in the School of Music, teaching applied clarinet, classical woodwind seminar, and woodwind techniques.

Dr. Lochrie received degrees from The University of Michigan, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and The Ohio State University, where he studied with James Pyne. Other teachers included Paul Schaller, Brian Schweickhardt, John Mohler, Franklin Cohen, and bass clarinetist, Oliver Green. Before entering graduate school, he joined the National Orchestra of New York, studying with Leon Russianoff and performing regularly with the orchestra in Carnegie Hall.

In addition to teaching experience at Lipscomb University, Middle Tennessee State University, The Ohio State University, and the Corsi Internazionale Di Musica, Dr. Lochrie has been a member of the Grammy-winning Nashville Symphony (with recent recordings on the Naxos label) since 1992. He has also played with the Columbus Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and the West Virginia Symphony.

His chamber music activities include being a co-founder of The Eastwood Ensemble, which shares concerts with non-classical performers and other art presentations.  Dr. Lochrie has been featured repeatedly in Nashville as soloist and chamber musician on WPLN’s Live in Studio C, Lipscomb’s Faculty and Friends, Belmont’s Camerata chamber series, and with the Nashville Ballet.  He has given clarinet and bass clarinet recitals throughout the US and performed at summer festivals in Ohio, Colorado, and Italy. He also performed for composer Joan Tower at both the National Federation of Music Clubs’ national conference and for her Nashville Grammy celebration. With experience as a Nashville studio musician, managerial experience in the Nashville Symphony, and with success as a composer and arranger (performances by clarinet quartets, woodwind quintets, and symphony orchestras) Dr. Lochrie maintains a multifaceted musical career.