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Beverly Gibson

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano is dedicated to Beverly Gibson.
Beverly Gibson

Beverly Gibson is an instructor of clarinet at Northwestern College in Iowa. Dr. Gibson was awarded a Bachelor of Music Education degree from State University of New York at Fredonia, a Master of Music degree in multiple woodwind performance from the University of North Texas, and a doctorate in clarinet performance from Louisiana State University. She has held teaching positions for the Plano, Texas, school district; McNeese State University; the University of Central Arkansas; Northwestern College; and Dordt College. She is an artist clinician for Buffet Crampon clarinets. Dr. Gibson performs the bass clarinet/E-flat clarinet with the South Dakota Symphony, Sioux City Symphony and Northwest Iowa Symphony. Her international recital tours have included performances in Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Switzerland. A versatile woodwind performer, she has played in the house orchestras on several cruise lines; with numerous big bands, such as the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra; and for artists such as the Temptations and Andy Williams. She is a featured clarinet soloist on the CD "Blues for Cook."