The Kennedy Center

Eugene Mondie


Eugene Mondie is currently the Acting Principal Clarinet of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. Appointed by Leonard Slatkin in the spring of 2000 as Assistant/Eb, Mondie has also served as Principal of the Spokane Symphony, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, and as second clarinet of the Charleston Symphony.

He teaches at the Peabody Conservatory and at The Catholic University of America and has given master classes throughout the United States as well as at music festivals in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin College and his Master of Music degree from DePaul University, with his primary studies being with Donald Montanaro, Larry Combs, Larry McDonald, and David McGill.

Mondie is an Artist for Backun Musical Services and Vandoren.
Eugene Mondie