Eugene Mondie is currently the Assistant Principal and Eb Clarinetist with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. Appointed by Leonard Slatkin in the spring of 2000, Eugene has also served as Principal of the Spokane Symphony, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, and as acting Principal of the Charleston Symphony.
As a member of the National Symphony he has given master classes throughout the United States on their annual residencies as well as here in the Washington, D.C. area. Internationally, he has taught master classes and taught privately as well at music festivals in Japan and Taiwan ROC. In addition he teaches clarinet at CUA.
He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin College and his Masters of Music from DePaul University. His primary teachers have been Donald Montanaro, Larry Combs and Larry McDonald.
Eugene is an Artist for Vandoren and Buffet Crampon.