Sergey Gutorov

Sergey Gutorov currently holds the position of Assistant Principal/Second/ E-flat clarinet in Sarasota Orchestra season (2023-2024), Principal clarinet in Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal clarinet in Des Moines Metro Opera and Assistant Principal/E flat clarinet in the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Gutorov frequently performs with the Chicago Lyric Opera. He began studying the clarinet at age 9 with his father in Kursk, Russia. At age 14 he was accepted into the Moscow State Wind College and graduated with diplomas in both clarinet and conducting. He also received a diploma from the State Classical Academy Maimonid and diploma in Orchestral Studies from Roosevelt University in Chicago. From 2008-2010, Sergey was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. During this time he was a featured soloist in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Prior to entering Roosevelt University, he held the positions of Assistant Principal Clarinet in both the Ministry of Defense Orchestra of the Russian Federation and The Moscow Symphony Orchestra. His principal teachers include Sergey Gutorov Sr., Vladimir Sokolov, Evgeny Petrov, Ivan Butirsky and John Bruce Yeh.