Charles and Dee Kelly Chair
Jeanmarie Riccobono holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Northwestern University, and the Interlochen Arts Academy. She has performed with numerous orchestras including the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, Sarasota Orchestra, Savannah Symphony, South Bend Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Riccobono was the 1996 Grand Prize Winner of the Boosey and Hawkes/Buffet North American Clarinet Competition. In April of 1998 she performed a solo recital at the Paris Conservatory as a guest artist at the Musicora Festival. She has participated in the Chautauqua, Aspen, Bay View and Sarasota Music Festivals and has performed in the Spoleto Festival of Two Worlds Orchestra in Spoleto, Italy and the Spoleto USA Festival Orchestra in Charleston, South Carolina.
Ms. Riccobono teaches elementary music at the Montessori Children’s House and lives in Traverse City with her husband Thomas and three children; Noelle, Michael and Gabrielle.