Bruce Creditor



Clarinetist Bruce Creditor enjoys a distinguished career in solo, chamber music and orchestral settings receiving numerous honors, including the Naumburg Award in Chamber Music with the Emmanuel Wind Quintet. A graduate of the New England Conservatory and a student of the late Peter Hadcock, he has performed with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops and Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestras, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the New Hampshire Symphony, Boston Ballet, Cantata Singers and Ensemble, Emmanuel Music , Boston Musica Viva, Collage New Music, the world-renown Grammy Award-winning New England Ragtime Ensemble, Aeolian Chamber Players, as well as with many other orchestras and chamber music ensembles and at numerous festivals.

Mr. Creditor was a founding member of Alea III New Music and the Emmanuel Wind Quintet, and of the Montage Music Society, was General Manager of Margun Music — winning a Paul Revere Award from the National Music Publishers Association — and is associated with the Zamir Chorale of Boston. He has given the Boston and New York premieres of works by Schuller, Martino, Wyner, Harbison, Tower, Lerdahl, Ben-Haim, Navok and others, and has recorded for Naxos, Centaur, CRI, GM, Albany, New World, Koch and Neuma.

Mr. Creditor also studied with Gino Cioffi and Pasquale Cardillo of the Boston Symphony, was twice a fellow at the Tanglewood MusicCenter, and is Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager of the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops Orchestras.

(posted September 2009)

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