Ensemble Resonance, Wild West Music Ensemble
Stan Climie is regarded as one of the foremost performers of the modern bass clarinet repertoire. He has championed works by composers from around the world and is especially known for premiering new works written for solo bass clarinet.
Stan has earned distinction as one of Calgary’s most versatile musicians. He is Bass Clarinetist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed with the Edmonton Symphony, the Regina Symphony, the Banff Festival Orchestra and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Orchestra.
Known for his gregarious spirit, Stan is highly acclaimed as a chamber musician and plays a wide spectrum of music for a variety of combinations of instruments and performance venues. In his work as a founding member of Ensemble Resonance, he explores his passion for the unique and the unusual with performances / masterclasses throughout western Canada.
Stan’s dedication to the nurture of future musicians is evidenced by his work at Mount Royal College, the University of Calgary, as a clinician in the schools and through his involvement in specialized programs such as MusiCamrose. In August 2001 and 2002 Stan participated in the Cantai Festival of the Arts in Taipei, Taiwan with the chamber group Ensemble Resonance.