The Kennedy Center

Theresa Wells Cigan



Biography

Clarinetist Theresa Cigan earned her Bachelor's and Masters' degrees at Temple University's Esther Boyer College of Music as a student of Anthony Gigliotti, former Principal Clarinetist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. She has since performed with several orchestras throughout the country, including the San Antonio Symphony, the Colorado Symphony, the Virginia Symphony, and Virginia Opera. Currently, she is an active freelance clarinetist and teacher performing regularly with ensembles in the D.C. area, including the National Symphony Orchestra, the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, Washington Ballet, and the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.  Ms. Cigan has also been a member of the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra since 2002 and is in her fifth season as Principal Clarinet of Opera on the James in Lynchburg, VA.
Theresa Wells Cigan