Romie de Guise-Langlois
Praised as “extraordinary” and “a formidable clarinetist” by The New York Times, Romie de Guise-Langlois has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. She has performed as soloist with the Houston Symphony, the Burlington Chamber Orchestra, the Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra and Ensemble Connect; at Festival Mozaic, Music@Menlo, Banff Center for the Arts, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. She won Astral Artists’ National Auditions and was awarded First Prize in the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition. She also captured the top prize in the Woolsey Hall Competition at Yale University, the McGill University Classical Concerto Competition, and the Canadian Music Competition, and was the recipient of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation award. Ms. de Guise-Langlois is a Yamaha Artist and her performances have been broadcast on WNYC, WFMT, WQXR, Houston Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, and across Canada on Radio-Canada.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. de Guise-Langlois received prizes at the Plowman Chamber Music Competition and at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association. She is an alumnus of The Bowers Program at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and has toured with Musicians from Marlboro. Ms. de Guise-Langlois has appeared on the concert series of the Philadelphia and Boston Chamber Music Societies, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Chamber Music Northwest, the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, the Kennedy Center, the Royal Conservatory, Ravinia Festival, the 92nd Street Y, Music@Menlo, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall and the Concertgebouw.
Ms. de Guise-Langlois has collaborated with such distinguished artists as Mitsuko Uchida, Yo-Yo Ma, Jeremy Denk, David Shifrin, Peter Wiley, Scott St. John, Viviane Hagner, the Brentano Quartet, the Miro Quartet, the Danish Quartet, and the Silk Road Ensemble. She has performed as principal clarinetist for the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the New Haven and Stamford symphony orchestras, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, NOVUS NY, and The Knights Chamber Orchestra.
A devoted educator, Ms. de Guise-Langlois engages communities as a clarinet professor, performer, and teaching artist. She has given masterclasses in Asia, Canada, and the U.S. and has been on the faculty of Kean University, the Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and Montclair University. She has been part of the Musical Connections program of Carnegie Hall and is an alumnus of Ensemble Connect.
A native of Montreal, Romie de Guise-Langlois received a Bachelor of Music degree from McGill University. She also holds a Master of Music degree, supported by the Canada Council of Arts, and an Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music. Her principal teachers include David Shifrin, Michael Dumouchel, and André Moisan. Ms. de Guise-Langlois presently serves as Assistant Professor of clarinet at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.