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 Loomer, Deborah   Name:  Deborah Loomer 
Title:  Adjunct Professor of Music (Clarinet) 
D.M.A., Clarinet Performance, SUNY Stony Brook
M.M., Clarinet Performance, Miami University
B.M., Music Education, Miami University
Office:  209 Conservatory of Music  
Clarinet, Clarinet Choir

Clarinetist Deborah Loomer earned the B.M. and M.M. degrees from Miami University, and the D.M.A. from SUNY Stony Brook. She served as the principal clarinetist of the Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra for 17 seasons, and is principal with the Ballantyne Chamber Orchestra. Her teachers have included John Hardy, Carmine Campione of the Cincinnati Symphony, and David Glazer, soloist and chamber musician, of the New York Woodwind Quintet. Dr. Loomer teaches privately in Charlotte and assists with the clarinet sections at a number of high schools in the area. She also enjoys performing in chamber ensembles, contemporary music ensembles, and theater productions, and is a member of the Winthrop/Carolinas Wind Orchestra and the Border Wind Quintet. She and her husband have two daughters; Kasey, a cake artist, and Diana, a graduate student in percussion performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
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