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Andrea Splittberger-Rosen

Andrea Splittberger-Rosen

Professor of Clarinet

NFAC 311
(715) 346-4053
arosen@uwsp.edu

Prospective students interested in a complimentary lesson should contact Andrea Rosen at arosen@uwsp.edu.

Trio Canna

Education

  • 1989: Ph.D. - Applied Music, Theory, & Literature - Michigan State University
  • 1976: M.M. - Performance & Literature - Eastman School of Music
  • 1975: B.M. - Applied Music - Michigan State University

Courses Taught

  • Clarinet Lessons
  • Clarinet Chamber Music
  • Clarinet Pedagogy
  • Single Reeds (Clarinet/Saxophone) Methods
  • Music Literature of the 17th and 18th Centuries

About

Andrea Splittberger-Rosen, a graduate of Michigan State University and the Eastman School of Music, has been Artist/Teacher of Clarinet at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point since 1984 and holds the rank of Professor. Dr. Rosen appears regularly on Wisconsin Public Radio and throughout the U. S. A. as a soloist and chamber musician, and is a well-respected clarinet instructor. She is a versatile performer who has received international acclaim as clarinetist of the Uwharrie Clarinet-Percussion Duo and as a scholar of this repertoire. The Duo made its New York debut in 1980; has performed recitals by invitation at numerous conferences and universities; and has commissioned and premiered compositions from around the world. Ms. Rosen performs on an array of clarinets. The basset horn, the 6-key/Classic Period clarinet, the reed trio and the music of Eric Mandat are her newest performance explorations.

Ms. Rosen’s primary teachers have been Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, Keith Stein, Stanley Hasty, and Frank Ell. She has done postdoctoral sabbatical study with Eric Mandat and Donald Oehler. Her experience also includes membership in the American Wind Symphony, Santa Fe Opera, Pine Mountain Music Festival, Superior Festival, Central Wisconsin Symphony, Greensboro Symphony, and Lansing Symphony Orchestras as well as teaching positions at Alma College, Elon College, and Michigan State University.

Dr. Rosen’s UW-SP duties include teaching clarinet, clarinet ensembles, single reeds class, and the Baroque/Classical music literature class;coordinating the woodwind area; and performing in Trio Canna. She has taught freshman music theory/musicianship, conducted the Campus Band, observed student teachers and performed in the Wisconsin Arts Quintet. A former Province President, she continues her active involvement in the Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity as adviser to the UW-SP chapter. Professor Rosen is an experienced teacher of clarinetists of all ages and levels.​