Clarinetist Liam Burke has been honored with numerous awards and distinctions. Upon graduating, The Juilliard School presented Liam with the prestigious Peter Mennin Prize for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Music. He was also named winner of the Juilliard Clarinet Concerto Competition and Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition in 2011. Liam has appeared as soloist with the Music for All National Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Colorado College Summer Music Festival, and Senior Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra. As an orchestral musician, he has been performed with the New York Philharmonic, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, New World Symphony, and New York String Orchestra. Liam received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Jon Manasse. As part of his Ensemble ACJW program, Liam teaches in Queens at PS 21 Edward Hart.