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Sam Boutris, Phases Album


Title: Phases

Artists: Sam Boutris, Sophiko Simsive

Composers: Cahuzac, Weber, Nielsen, Schumann, Debussy, Bassi

Producer and Engineer: Mateusz Zechowski

Edited/Mixed and Mastering: Mateusz Zechowski

Recording dates: October 2021 and May 2022
Recording venue: Firehouse 12, New Haven, CT

Instruments: Clarinet, Piano

Genre: Classical 


Release Date: January-26-2024

Label: Musica Solis 

EAN/UPC: 197999418463

Catalog Number: MS202401

Configuration: Digital Release  

Total Time: [47'07]

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Clarinetist Sam Boutris leads a diverse career as concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He is the recipient of the ‘Musica Solis’ Grand Prize Award at the 2019 Chamber Music Northwest International Clarinet Competition. Boutris has since released his debut album 'Phases' on the Musica Solis label and collaborated with the Rolston String Quartet, Attacca Quartet, and musicians at Chamber Music Northwest. He presented recitals on the Crypt Sessions series in New York City, The Violin Channel, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago, Carnegie Hall, and performed live on WQXR (NYC), WFMT(Chicago), and WSMR (Sarasota). Boutris appeared as soloist with the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, Chamber Music Northwest, Vermont Mozart Festival Orchestra, and the Yale Undergraduate Chamber Orchestra. He also served as principal/guest clarinet with the Louisville Orchestra, The Knights, the Pacific Symphony, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and the Princeton Symphony Orchestra. Boutris is a resident artist of Soundbox Ventures’ Suncoast Composer Fellowship Program, performing and advocating for clarinet chamber music in contemporary classical repertoire. Boutris holds an undergraduate degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, a graduate degree from the Yale School of Music, and an Artist Diploma from The Juilliard School.

Sam Boutris Photo by Eric Tsai
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