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Dr. Gregory Barrett is Professor of Clarinet at Northern Illinois University, a member of the Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra, a Buffet Group U.S.A. Artist, International Clarinet Association Illinois State Chair and Editor of Reviews for The Clarinet. He has performed and taught in Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Japan, throughout the U.S.A. and with the Lahti (Finland) Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble in Vienna's Musikverein. As a composer and arranger Barrett has written several works featuring the clarinet. OR-TAV Publishers has available his klezmer pieces for clarinet trio, clarinet choir, and clarinet solo with band. His reconstruction of Jean Sibelius's lost En Saga Septet is available from Breitkopf & Härtel, Wiesbaden, Germany. Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Copenhagen, offers his arrangement for clarinet and piano of Carl Nielsen’s Chaconne, Op. 32. Gérard Billaudot Éditeur, Paris has published his 24 Clarinet Etudes from the World –advanced etudes in all keys each based upon folk material from a different country.