John Patzlaff is currently a fifth-year senior, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumental/Vocal Music Education at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Performing mainly on the clarinet and saxophone, John also has a passion for composition, taking many courses and independent studies during his time at NSU. John has the great pleasure of studying clarinet with Dr. Alan LaFave and has studied composition with Dr. William Wieland and Dr. Alan Jacobson.
LISTEN: A Changing Wind for Clarinet Quartet
John Patzlaff, Clarinet 1; Charlotte Mallard, Clarinet 2; Abby Klumb, Clarinet 3; Rebecca Fahey, Bass Clarinet