B i o g r a p h y
Ryan Pereira is a clarinetist, technician, and educator. He is currently earning a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Stony Brook University and has earned a M.M. degree in Clarinet Performance from The Boston Conservatory and a B.M. degree in Clarinet Performance and Music Education from Ithaca College School of Music. His primary teachers are Alan Kay, Joseph Eller, Michael Norsworthy, and Michael Galván. Ryan also founded Pereira 3D Clarinet Services, a company that manufactures clarinet and saxophone accessories from 3D printing technology, offers artisan repair services, and is a licensed dealer of hand-selected Buffet Crampon clarinets. His accolades include winning the 2019 GLORY International Solo Competition and the 2015 Ithaca College School of Music Concerto Competition. He placed 2nd in the 2015 ENKOR International Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion Solo Competition based in Germany. He was also featured in a performance of Oscar Navarro's "II Concerto" for Clarinet and Symphony Orchestra as a result of winning the 2018 Brookline Concerto Competition.
In 2014, Ryan founded Pereira 3D Clarinet Services, a Philadelphia-based shop that produces custom clarinet barrels, bells, mouthpieces, and ligatures from 3D printing technology. These products maximize the potential of this technology and optimize the player's sound concept with innovative designs and high-quality materials such as 3D printed wood (which will never warp or change in dimensions over time). As of 2019, Pereira 3D offers hand-selected Buffet Crampon Clarinets and artisan repairs, overhauls, and restorations. More information can be found through the link below.