(She, Her) Clara Fuhrman holds a Master of Music degree in violin performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and is currently in the third year of her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in violin performance at the University of Oregon. She frequently performs in both the Eugene Symphony Orchestra and the Oregon Mozart Players. Clara is an alumna of the Aspen Music Festival, the Eastern Music Festival, and the Brevard Music Festival, among others.
Eugene Symphony Orchestra, April, 2021
Collaborative Recital, May, 2021
Doctoral Recital, May, 2021
Clara has attended the Eastern Music Festival as a String Fellow, the Aspen Music Festival, the Brevard Music Festival, and the Montecito International Music Festival, where she was featured as a soloist with the Montecito Festival Orchestra. In addition to performing traditional works, Clara has premiered and collaborated on new works by several composers including Michael Murray, Robert Hutchinson, Daniel De Togni, and Matthew Slayton, among others.
A passionate teacher as well as performer, Clara holds a doctoral teaching assistantship at the University of Oregon, where she frequently has the opportunity to teach both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as lead studio classes. Clara has won the Puget Sound Concerto Competition, as well as first place in the Washington State MTNA Strings Competition. Her major teachers include Ian Swensen, Fritz Gearhart, and Maria Sampen.