Often, parents and students ask about my former students. Here is a partial list of some of my former students and their many accomplishments:

  • John Bruce Yeh: Asst. 1st and Eb Clarinetist of the Chicago Symphony
  • Bil Jackson: 1st Clarinetist of the Colorado Philharmonic
  • Ixi Chen: 2nd Clarinetist of the Cincinnati Symphony
  • Gary Bovyer: 1st Clarinetist of the Hollywood Bowl Symphony
  • Kathryn Taylor: Clarinetist of the Borealis Woodwind Quintet
  • Amanda Walker: Clarinet Professor at UC Irvine & member of "Vclarbo Quartet" MM/UCLA
  • Helen Goode: Clarinet Professor at Cal. State Los Angeles & substitute with the LA Philharmonic MM/UCLA
  • Lea Steffens: Bass Clarinetist of the Fresno Philharmonic and LA studio player  DMA/UCLA
  • Barbel Heilmair: Professor at Portland State University
  • David Beaudry: Clarinetist/Bass Clarinetist of the Pasadena Pops Orchestra DMA/UCLA
  • Bret Hembd: BA/UCLA and MM/USC in clarinet
  • Jeff Anderle: BA/UCLA and MM/San Francisco Conservatory in clarinet
  • Robert Zumwalt: BA/UCLA and MM/San Francisco Conservatory in clarinet

Gary Gray and UCLA clarinet students at the end-of-year party at Palamino Resturant in Westwood on June 13, 2007 Gary coaching a student in a masters class at the West Coast Clarinet Congress at Cal State University - Fresno Teaching a masters class in Fresno at the International Chamber Music Workshop July, 2005