John Klinghammer, Clarinet
Prior to starting in this position with the Kansas City Symphony, John Klinghammer served as the assistant principal/Eb clarinet with the Omaha Symphony, a position he has held since 2001. He also serves as adjunct professor at the University of South Dakota and the College of Saint Mary. Previously, he has performed with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, the Des Moines Symphony and the National Repertory Orchestra, among others. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, and he received his master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Southern California.