The Ad Astra Clarinet Quartet
Stephanie Zelnick joined the faculty of The University of Kansas in August 2007. She has performed as a soloist and orchestral clarinetist throughout the United States and Europe, and currently serves as Principal Clarinetist in the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, the Central City Opera, the Colorado Ballet, and performs regularly with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Zelncik has enjoyed a long and diverse career as an orchestral musician. In the United State, she has held positions such as Principal Clarinetist with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, and has performed with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Pops, the Aspen Chamber and Festival Orchestras, and the Crested Butte Chamber Festival. In Europe she served as Principal Clarinetist of the Czech Chamber Philharmonic. She also has appeared throughout Europe with numerous orchestras including the Prague Opera, the Johann Strauss Opera in Vienna, and the Frantisbad Symphony Orchestra in the Czech Republic.

Stephanie Zelnick