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Conductor, clarinetist, composer, and producer Dr. Michael Kissinger began his music career at age 16 when he produced his first concert featuring the legendary American clarinetist Woody Herman and The Thundering Herd.  

He is Artistic Director of Bravo! Concerts Northwest and Conductor of the Northwest Chamber Orchestra.  He is Founder and Artistic Director of the Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival.  Since 2006 he has been United States Guest Conductor of the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra (DSO) in Dubrovnik, Croatia and served as Artistic Director of the Dubrovnik Jazz Festival in a 5-year project with the City of Dubrovnik.  For the past thirty years he has worked as a conductor, clarinetist, composer, and producer.


Michael is currently a Teaching Artist for the Oregon BRAVO Youth Orchestra in Portland, Oregon, Virtu Academy based in New York City, and the Russian Key To Music School in Vancouver, Washington.

You are never to old - or young - to learn music.  Known as "Dr. K" to his students, Michael teaches students from 10 years old to adult.  Clarinet, saxophone, voice, song writing, arranging, and music technology.  Lessons can be online or in person. 

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