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Miranda Dohrman

Miranda Dohrman, BM, MM

Instructor of Clarinet

Phone: 678-839-6516 | Fax: 678-839-6259


Office: Humanities Building


Miranda Dohrman is a freelance clarinetist and instructor. She is Principal Clarinetist of
the Savannah Philharmonic, and has performed with the Atlanta, Charleston, and
Greenville Symphony Orchestras, the Atlanta Ballet and Opera Orchestras, the Atlanta
Pops Orchestra, the Sarasota Orchestra, the Florida Orchestra, and the Orlando
Philharmonic. She has also performed several shows with Broadway Across America,
including Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, South Pacific, and West Side Story. Miranda is a
charter member of the Atlanta Chamber Winds and served as clarinetist in the final
seasons of the Pandean Players, an Atlanta-based chamber music ensemble. She is a
founding member of the Balkan-style brass band Mercury Orkestar. For the 2004-2005
season, Miranda was Principal Clarinet with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra and the
Augusta Opera Orchestra. Miranda received both her Bachelor of Music degree and
Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. She received a Master of
Music degree from Florida State University. Her primary teachers include Dr. Frank
Kowalsky and Mr. Kenneth Grant, and she has worked with such artists as Laura Ardan,
Deborah Bish, Steve Cohen, and Anthony Gigliotti. Miranda maintains a private
teaching studio and was an instructor for both the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Talent
Development Program and the Community Music Centers of Atlanta. Her recordings
include performances with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra under Donald Runnicles
(Telarc), the Atlanta Chamber Winds (Albany), The Florida Orchestra (Naxos), and the
New York-based new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound (Nonesuch).

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • MUSC-2600I (Principal Applied: Clarinet)    
    • MUSC-4600I (Principal Applied: Clarinet)