Updated: Jan 26
LORI MUSICANT KOZUBEK is a Los Angeles-based music educator and freelance musician. Currently the Band/Orchestra Director at Van Nuys Middle School, Lori also directs the Wind Ensemble at Los Angeles Valley College and has previously been the director of band/orchestra programs at John Muir Middle School (Burbank) and Olive Middle School (Baldwin Park). Lori has taught on faculty at Arrowbear Music Camp, Cazadero Music Camp, the Claremont Clarinet Festival, and the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, as well as many courses in the Los Angeles Community College District, including Applied Clarinet, Current Musical Events, Fundamentals of Music, Wind Ensemble, and Woodwinds Instrument Instruction. An active freelance clarinetist/bass clarinetist, Lori was a founding member of the Avenel Chamber Players, former principal clarinetist with the Los Angeles Clarinet Choir, and has played with many orchestras and chamber ensembles in the Los Angeles area. She received her Bachelor in Music Education from Michigan State University and her Master in Clarinet Performance from Florida State University, where she was awarded a graduate teaching assistantship in clarinet.
We're so thrilled to have Lori conducting TACO! Her first time on the podium with us will be on August 14th, 2022.