Mark Dover



Praised by Opera News for his “exemplary clarinet playing,” New York based clarinetist Mark
Dover is becoming increasingly known for his versatility in multiple genres and musical
disciplines. In January of 2016, Dover joined the Grammy-nominated wind quintet, Imani
Winds. As both part of Imani Winds and as a featured artist, Dover has collaborated with
pianists Gil Kalish, Fabio Bidini, Jon Nakamatsu, and Alpin Hong; violinists Caroline Goulding,
Alexi Kenney, and Francesca de Pasquale; and cellist Brook Speltz. Since moving to New York
in 2010 he has performed at many of the major concert halls, including Carnegie Hall and Weill
Recital Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, The 92nd Street Y,
Merkin Hall and Symphony Space. As an orchestral musician, Dover has performed with The
Detroit Symphony under Leonard Slatkin, The Cleveland Orchestra under David Zinman at
Blossom Music Center, numerous times with The New World Symphony in Miami Beach, and
with Symphony in C in New Jersey. Mark also has an extensive background in jazz and
improvised music and has performed and/or recorded with a wide array of musicians, including
Edward Simon, Brian Blade, Scott Colley, David Binney, Bernard Purdie, Cyrille Aimée, The
Temptations, Darren Criss, Theo Katzman, Joey Dosik, Dave Malloy, Phillipa Soo, Stephen
Pasquale, Michael Thurber, and Charles Yang.