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B i o g r a p h y

NAME: Mārtiņš Circenis

BORN: 1984 March 23

LIVE: Ogre, Latvia



E.Dārziņa School of Music

Jāzepa Vītola Latvian Music Academy

Royal Music Academy of Stockholm (erasmus)

Basel Music Academy


Sinfonietta Riga , Principal clarinet

Latvian National Symphony orchestra, Principal clarinet

Latvian National Opera, Principal clarinet 

Jāzepa Vītola Latvian Music Academy, Docent

E.Dārziņš School of Music, Clarinet Teacher



Latvian Great Music Award in category "Outstanding Interpretation" 2021.

Semi-Finalist of Ghent clarinet competition 2014.

Nominaion in  category "The Best Chamber musician" by Latvian

Great Music Award 2013.

Gazes Balva "The Best Orchestra Player" 2012.

Finalist of Crussel Clarinet competition 2009.

Latvian Music Academy "Student of the Year" Award 2008.

Winer of Latvian Music Academy Chamber Music Competition 2005.

ICA "Young Artist" competition second prize 2002



CLARINET: Selmer Recital A/B

MOUTHPIECE: Glechweit BH 7-4,  Vioto TH, Backun\Hawkins G2 

LIGATURE: Silverstein Gold CYRO4 or Hexa

REEDS: Legere European Cut Nr.4 1/2



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