People - Woodwind Studies

Woodwind Faculty: Stanley Drucker

Stanley Drucker has made over 100 solo appearances with the New York Philharmonic since joining the orchestra at age 19. Mr. Drucker maintains an active solo career in addition to his Philharmonic duties, appearing with ensembles throughout the world. He has been twice nominated for Grammy Awards in the category of Best Instrumental Soloist/Classical with Orchestra.

Mr. Drucker is featured in two new recordings: "New York Legends", one in a series of recitals by principals from the New York Philharmonic, and Schumann's "The Complete Works for Winds and Piano". Mr. Drucker had the distinction of being one of the few living orchestral musicians whose biography appears in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

 

 

 

 

Photo below: Drucker recently hosted a master class for NYU clarinet students
with program director Esther Lamneck at the university's Kimmel Center.