Stanislav Golovin, clarinet
S tanislav Golovin has performed as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Dr. Golovin is currently on faculty at The University of Akron and the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Preparatory Division. He is a member of Solaris Woodwind Quintet. Stanislav is a Gold Medal winner of the prestigious Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition. He has performed with The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, Kansas City Chamber Orchestra, and others. He has played under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel, Franz Welser-Möst, Alan Gilbert, Hans Graf, Marin Alsop, John Williams, Manfred Honeck, David Robertson, Paavo Järvi, Lionel Bringuier, Giancarlo Guerrero, to name a few.
Stanislav has won numerous awards and competitions, including the Darius Milhaud Performance Prize Competition, the Wagner College Young Artist Competition, the Tuesday Musical Scholarship Competition (twice), International Jewish Young Artist Competition in Moscow, National Young Artist Competition of Uzbekistan (twice), the Fine Arts Award in Clarinet at Interlochen Arts Academy, and the Cleveland Institute of Music Concerto Competition. In 2020, Stanislav was selected by the Cleveland Jewish News and Classic Lexus as one of the 12 under 36 Young Jewish Professionals influencing the future of Northeast Ohio through their professional and personal achievements.
An active educator, Dr. Golovin has presented masterclasses at the Peabody Conservatory, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, University of Miami, University of Washington in Seattle, the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, the University of Iowa, to name a few. In addition, he has taught at Interlochen Arts Academy. Dr. Golovin received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in clarinet performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in clarinet performance from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance. His primary teachers have included Franklin Cohen and Jane Carl.
As a Buffet Crampon USA Artist/Clinician and Vandoren Performing Artist, Dr. Golovin performs exclusively on Buffet Crampon clarinets and Vandoren reeds and mouthpieces.