Artistic: Florida Orchestra

Posted on: December 22, 2016

The Florida Orchestra, based in St. Petersburg, has announced two musician appointments: DEREK MOSLOFF as principal viola and JOSEPH BEVERLY as clarinet/bass clarinet.

Derek Mosloff was most recently a viola fellow at New World Symphony in Miami Beach. He was principal viola with the New England Conservatory Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra of Indian Hill in Massachusetts, and has performed with the Discovery Ensemble in Boston and Atlantic Symphony in Massachusetts. He has been a music fellow at the Tanglewood Music Festival and violist for the Chelsea Music Festival in New York City. He received his master’s in viola performance from New England Conservatory and bachelor’s in viola performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Joseph Beverly has performed with the Savannah Philharmonic, Annapolis Symphony, Air Force Band, Macon Symphony, Symphony Orchestra Augusta, and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He attended the Clarinet Academy of America, the Madeline Island Chamber Music Festival, and the Eastern Music Festival. Recently he was awarded first prize in the 23-25 age division of the International Great Composers Competition for the 17th- and 18th-century categories. He received his master’s in clarinet performance from the University of Maryland and his bachelor’s in clarinet performance from the University of Georgia.

Posted December 22, 2016