Second Clarinet - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Marci Gurnow joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as second clarinet in September of 2016.
Ms. Gurnow began her orchestral career in 2006 as second and bass clarinet with the Jacksonville Symphony and held the position of acting second clarinet with the Detroit Symphony prior to returning to her hometown of Atlanta. She has also performed as a guest with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, National Symphony, and Dallas Symphony.
Ms. Gurnow enjoys spending her summers out west performing in the Grand Teton Music Festival. Other festival appearances have included the Bellingham Music Festival, Bravo! Vail Festival, Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival in Japan, and the Aspen Music Festival. A lover of chamber music, Ms. Gurnow is a founding member of the Chicago based International Chamber Artists, where she was recently featured on a Live From WFMT radio broadcast. Ms. Gurnow earned her Bachelor of Music from Southern Methodist University and her Master of Music from Northwestern University. She is an Artist Affiliate Instructor of Clarinet at Emory University and teaches privately through the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Talent Development Program. Ms. Gurnow is a Buffet Crampon USA performing artist.
Outside of music, Ms. Gurnow also enjoys a balance of other activities. An avid runner, she has run twelve marathons and has completed the 140.6 mile Ironman Arizona. She also enjoys hiking, watching baseball, traveling, and gardening.