Utopia Winds, founded in 2007, is a clarinet quartet based in Queens, New York. The group specializes in material written or adapted for any combination of four clarinets, most commonly three soprano clarinets and a bass. Utopia’s repertoire includes transcriptions of classical compositions, as well as arrangements of ragtime, jazz, and rock music. The quartet’s members are active freelancers in the New York City area and collectively hold degrees from Manhattan School of Music, New York University, University of Michigan, and Yale.
Stefan Kristinkov, Clarinet
Daniel Padmos, Clarinet
Larry Seltzer, Clarinet and Bass Clarinet