Clarinet, Jerome Simas Masterclass
Edwin He is a seventeen-year-old senior at Homestead High School. He began clarinet lessons at age thirteen in eighth grade and has been studying with Debra Gardner since then. He is the principal clarinetist in the Homestead Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, which performed at Carnegie Hall in 2019. He has participated in the California all-state honor ensembles for four years and was the principal clarinetist of the Symphony Orchestra in 2019. He won First Place alternate at the VOCE state competition with the Default Quartet coached by Debra Gardner. He has also received a scholarship for the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program Symphony Orchestra. In addition to music, Edwin loves baking desserts.