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Iris Trio

Christine Carter, Molly Carr, 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 Assistant 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

'Homage and Inspiration' Iris Trio

Featured on CBC Music

We are delighted to be included in CBC’s ist of “10 upcoming Canadian classical albums to get excited about”. Robert Rowat writes: “Iris Trio comprises Canadian clarinetist Christine Carter (who teaches at Memorial University in St. John’s), violist Molly Carr and pianist Anna Petrova. They met while studying in New York and have been busy […]

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Christine is featured alongside her Iris Trio collaborators, Molly Carr (viola) and Anna Petrova (piano), in a documentary exploring the MozartLabor in Würzburg. Here the trio prepares the world premiere performance of “Gespräch unter Freunden” by composer Christof Weiss. The premiere took place at the Würzburg Palace on June 4 2014, during the annual Mozartfest. […]

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Next Live Dates

Mar 2020
St. John’s, NL

Women and Winds

Music at Memorial Series: Michelle Cheramy, flute, Annie Corrigon, oboe, Nicole Hand, bassoon, Emily Dunsmore, horn, Kristina Szutor, piano – incl. works by Ligeti, Barber and Poulenc
Jun 2020
United States
Fort Collins, CO

Performance Psychology Workshop

Lift Clarinet Academy
Jun 2021

Iris Trio

Night Music – Works by M. Bruch, Randy Woolf, and Florian Hoefner/Don McKay (Espresso Concert Series)
030 · 20 30 9 2101

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