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
PRIZES and AWARDS:
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
I PLAY ON:
CLARINET: Selmer Recital A/B
MOUTHPIECE: Vioto TH, Backun\Hawkins G2, Pomarico Conservatory (1960)
LIGATURE: Silverstein Gold CYRO4 or Hexa
REEDS: Legere European Cut Nr.4 1/4