Eric P. Mandat
Professor of Clarinet, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
In addition to teaching clarinet and graduate analysis courses at Carbondale, Eric Mandat is also an active composer. He performs throughout the U.S. and abroad as a soloist and chamber musician, and his solo programs feature new American music and extended performance techniques. As a chamber musician he performs with the Transatlantic Trio, the Tone Road Ramblers, and with the Chicago Symphony's MusicNOW contemporary chamber music series. He is the recipient of 2000 and 2005 Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowships for Composition and his music has been performed throughout the world. Eric Mandat is the recipient of the 1999 SIU Carbondale Outstanding Scholar Award.