About Your Guide



Deborah Andrus has extensive experience as a performer and as a clarinet educator. She is currently the clarinet professor at Moravian College and Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In addition to performing with the Allentown Symphony, Deborah is also a member of the East Winds Quintet, the SATORI Chamber Players, and the DeMarina Trio. She is a Buffet Crampon Artist and plays on Buffet clarinets.


Deborah is grateful to have studied with some of the best clarinetists and pedagogues in the United States, including Alan Woy, James Pyne, Theodore Oien, Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr and Mark Nuccio. She is the clarinet author for Teaching Woodwinds, a woodwind methods resource for music educators. Her students have won positions in All-State, All-East and All-National Honor Ensembles, as well as winning local, regional and national competitions.



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