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Jose delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 19+

Teaching since:
1998

Colombian clarinetist Jose has been part of the Duo Orduz-Garcia with Ana Maria Orduz, since 2012. Their latest album Portraits of Colombia was released in 2015. Jose has been a member of different chamber music ensembles, with which he has performed in Colombia, Venezuela, Brasil, Ecuador, Argentina, Mexico, Malaysia, Singapur and the United States. He is a Licentiate of The Royal School of Music in Clarinet Performance, earned his Master’s degree in Performance from EAFIT University under the with Asdrubal Vinasco. and is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma in Duquesne University with Ron Samuels. Jose is a D’Addario Performing Artist since 2011, BG France Performing Artist since 2015 and plays with Yamaha CSGIIIL Clarinets.

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Experience

Performing Artist
May 2016 - Present
BG Latinoamerica

D´Addario Performing Artist
Mar 2011 - Present
D´Addario Woodwinds

Professor of Clarinet
Jul 2013 - Jun 2015
EAFIT University

Professor of Clarinet
Feb 2008 - May 2013
Fundación Universitaria Bellas Artes

Clarinet Instructor
Mar 2002 - Nov 2004
Fundación Nacional Batuta

Education

Artist Diploma
Aug 2015 - Present
Duquesne University
Master´s Degree
Jul 2008 - Jun 2010
EAFIT University
LRSM
Jun 2006 - Aug 2007
Associated of The Royal Schools of Music

Languages

Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Award for Art and Culture
Mar 2015
Medellin's Secretary of Citizen Culture (Colombia)

Affiliations

International Clarinet Association
May 2016

The International Clarinet Association is a community of clarinetists and clarinet enthusiasts that supports projects that will benefit clarinet performance; provides opportunities for the exchange of ideas, materials, and information among its members; fosters the composition, publication, recording, and distribution of music for the clarinet; encourages the research and manufacture of a more definitive clarinet; avoids commercialism in any form while encouraging communication and cooperation among clarinetists and the music industry; and encourages and promotes the performance and teaching of a wide variety of repertoire for the clarinet.

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8 Reviews

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Natacha Jul 6, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

Great teacher!!! I really recomend him

Jhoser Jun 7, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

I used to study with Mr. García-Taborda for 6 years and I learned everything I know from him. He is a really passionate Teacher and more importantly, he teaches based on a very deep knowledge of the instrument and the music. I play now in a professional Orchestra in Colombia and that is because of his teaching.

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Natalia M Jun 3, 2016
Clarinet · In home

Excellent teacher and performer .
Their teaching is very good because it seeks both the technical solvency as the connection with the musica. He has a lot of passion and respect for what he does.

Maria May 26, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

Great teacher and professional,

Maria May 26, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

He is a great teacher and professional.

Ana M. Zapata May 19, 2016
Clarinet · Online

Jose is one of the best teacher that you'll ever meet.
If you need a mentor that give you the answers to all your questions about the correct way to play the Clarinet, I think that he is the right person.
He is an excellent person and a great artist, has an incredible musical sensitivity.

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Fernando José May 19, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

Excelente teacher and a sensitive artist!

Luisa May 19, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

I can say without a doubt José is one of the best clarinet teachers I have encountered. He can identify the specific issues that are holding a student back and always has new and creative ways of approaching them that provide very effective solutions. José is very knowledgeable of all sorts of repertoire and has often helped me go beyond the literal in interpretation. I've taken a large quantity of lessons with him over the last six years or so, and regardless of whether I was in high school or preparing a recital for college, each lesson ends in feeling I went a step forward, understood something more, and have more tools to keep improving my playing.

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