Burt Hara Clarinetist

Burt Hara has been principal clarinetist with the Minnesota Orchestra since 1987. Hara is a native of California. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 from the Curtis Institute of Music, where his principal teachers were Donald Montanaro, Yehuda Gilad, and Mitchell Lurie. Before coming to Minnesota, Hara served as principal clarinet of the Alabama Symphony. In 1996, Hara was appointed Principal Clarinet of the Philadelphia Orchestra by Wolfgang Sawallisch, but returned to Minnesota the following year. As a teacher, Hara has held positions at the University of Alabama and the University of Montevallo, and currently is a clarinet instructor at the University of Minnesota and serves on the faculty at the Aspen Music Festival and School. Hara currently resides in Minneapolis with his family.


1. Curtis Institute of Music Colleges/University

The Curtis Institute of Music is a conservatory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that offers courses of study leading to a performance Diploma, Bachelor of Music, Master of Music in Opera, and Professional Studies Certificate in Opera. According to statistics compiled by U.S. News & World Report, it has the lowest acceptance rate of any college or university, making it the most selective institution of higher education in the United States.

Type Private school
2012. 90.9 mil. $
2010. 79.7 mil. $
October 13th, 1924
1726 Locust Street, 19103 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2012. 125
2010. 123
2009. 127
2012. 41
2010. 40
Acceptance rate
2012. 6.8 %
Local tuition
2013. 2.43 K $
Official web page www.curtis.edu
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People attended Curtis Institute of Music connected by profession and/or age

b. 1926., Clarinetist
b. 1975., Violinist
b. 1930., Conductor
b. 1989., Musical Artist
b. 1922., Pianist
b. 1985., Classical Artist


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