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Dr. Tod Kerstetter

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Music Theory,
Woodwind Chamber Music

McCain Auditorium 310
785.532.3831 | tkerstet@k-state.edu


Tod KerstetterTod Kerstetter serves as Professor of Clarinet, member of the resident Konza Wind Quintet, and Music Program Webmaster at K-State. His recent significant performances include solo and chamber appearances at the International Clarinet Association ClarinetFests® in 2013 (Assisi, Italy), 2014 (Baton Rouge, LA), and 2015 (Madrid, Spain). He currently serves on the I.C.A. Executive Board as Treasurer. A graduate of Furman University, Indiana University, and the University of Georgia, Tod enjoys traveling and has performed internationally in Australia, Austria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden.

Tod has been involved in several recent commissioning projects for new music for clarinet, including compositions by David Maslanka (Desert Roads, Eternal Garden), Mauricio Murcia (Colombian Suite, Trio Suite Colombiana), Kevin Walczyk (Concerto Scion), and Craig Weston (Aspects, Still on the Antipodes, Stehekin Sonata). He is also active as an arranger and editor, with publications appearing in the catalogs of Alry Publications, Carl Fischer, MorningStar Music, and Prairie Dawg Press. With Robert Chesebro of Furman University, Tod has also co-authored a clarinet pedagogy textbook titled The Everyday Virtuoso, available from Woodwindiana, Inc. of Bloomington, Indiana.

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