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and striking expression”

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Iris Trio

Zoë Martin-Doike, Christine Carter, Anna Petrova

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Performance Psychology

Learn how musicians can be more effective on stage and in the practice room.

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Dr. Christine Carter is the Associate Professor of Single Reeds at Memorial University

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Canadian clarinetist, Christine Carter, has performed at venues across the globe, from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. She is the clarinetist of the critically acclaimed Iris Trio and the inter-arts ensemble, Dark by Five, and frequently collaborates with Duo Concertante.

Christine is also passionate about helping musicians become more effective on stage and in the practice room. Her performance psychology research has led to article commissions from a variety of publications and invitations to give workshops at dozens of institutions around the world.

Recent News and Updates

Christine Carter — with Opera on the Avalon

Three Decembers

Opera on the Avalon is delighted to present Three Decembers, a chamber opera in two acts, composed by Jake Heggie, with a libretto by Gene Scheer. Based on the unpublished play Some Christmas Letters by Terrence McNally, Three Decembers is set during the month of December in three years – 1986, 1996, 2006

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Moods and Miniatures

New album collaboration ‘Moods and Miniatures’

buy it here Moods and Miniatures Music by Clifford Crawley — Moods and Miniatures presents solo piano and chamber music composed between 1978 and 2010 by Canadian composer Clifford Crawley (1929-2016). The works on this recording demonstrate Crawley’s genius in writing miniatures that make impactful statements in short movements. These delightful, exquisitely crafted character pieces are densely packed […]

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The Clarinet reviews ‘Homage And Inspiration’

Michelle Kiec writes in The Clarinet Journal of the International Clarinet Association: “Simply, this disc by Iris Trio is immaculate in its musical and technical presentation, bringing forth depths of sound palettes for the listener’s delight.”

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Next Live Dates

Mar 2023
Halifax, NS

Performance Psychology Workshop

12:30pm AST | 1:00pm NST
Mar 2023
St. John’s, NL

Music at Memorial Concert Series

“Aires Tropicales”
Michelle Cheramy, flute, Annie Corrigon, oboe, Nicole Hand, bassoon, Emily Dunsmore, horn. Works by Valerie Coleman, Paquito D’Rivera, György Ligeti, and Francis Poulenc.
Apr 2023
St. John’s, NL

Kittiwake Dance Theatre

Symphonic works by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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