“Washington McClain is a former member of the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and current principal oboist of l'Ensemble Arion (Montreal) and Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra (Cleveland, Ohio). He has performed with many baroque orchestras in the United States and in Canada.
Washington's extensive teaching and performing experience in workshops and festivals in North America includes The Amherst Early Music Festival, Albuquerque Baroque Double Reeds, the Madison Early Music Festival, The International Baroque Institute at Longy (Boston), Festival International de Musique Baroque de Lamèque (New Brunswick, Canada), The Staunton Music Festival (Virginia), and the Boston Early Music Festival. He is also the first period instrument performer to be featured in an article of Windplayer Magazine.
McClain has made recordings for Sony Classical Vivarte, ATMA Records, Analekta Records, and Centaur Records.“
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