Gunnar Owen Hirthe

Musician, Clarinetist, Educator

So many new friends and colleagues made at NMOP 2017!

Premiering Michael Torres' Voices of Contempt @ Heights Arts in Cleveland Heights, OH (2017)

No Exit New Music Ensemble and Guests performing during our Tribute to Eric Dolphy @ The Bop Stop in Cleveland, OH (2017)

Performing Marc Mellits' Black with Pat O'Keefe @ Studio Z in St. Paul, MN (2016)

NMOP 2017 Clarinets with Sophie Kass #clarinerds

Performing David Lang's Cheating, Lying, Stealing @ The Ohio State University's New Music Festival (2010)

With Dai Fujikura after performing his Being as One @ BGSU's New Music Festival (2016)

Performing Eric Dophly's rendition of God Bless the Child @ Spaces in Cleveland, OH (2017)

Composer Hong-Da Chin before the world premiere of Perpetuity for solo bass clarinet @ CSU's Drinko Hall in Cleveland (2016)

No Exit New Music Ensemble performing Jefferson Friedman's 78 @ Spaces in Cleveland (2016)

Per Norgard's Spell with the No Exit New Music Ensemble @ Heights Arts in Cleveland (2016)

Post-performance company photo with the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble and Friends @ City Theatre in Pittsburgh (2015)

Pre-sho antics on set of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's production of Kieren MacMillan's Drunken Moon and Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire (2014)

With Lindsey Goodman performing Kieren MacMillan's Round 7:30 @ City Theatre in Pittsburgh (2015)

New Music from Bowling Green's performance of Mikel Kuehn's Rite of Passage for bass clarinet and live electronics @ Trinosophes in Detroit (2014)

No Exit New Music Ensemble members with featured composers @ CSU's Drinko Hall in Cleveland (2016)

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's world premiere of Calvin Hitchcock's Lehelet @ City Theatre in Pittsburgh (2015)

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's world premiere of Amy Williams' Ligamy @ City Theatre in Pittsburgh (2015)

No Exit New Music Ensemble performing Jefferson Friedman's 78 @ CSU's Drinko Hall in Cleveland (2016)

No Exit New Music Ensemble performing Per Norgard's Spell @ CSU's Drinko Hall in Cleveland (2016)

Post-performance bow with Mikel Kuehn after performing his Rite of Passage for bass clarinet and electronics @ BGSU's New Music Festival (2015)

New Music from Bowling Green's performance of Jonathan Harvey's The Riot @ Trinosophes in Detroit (2014) with Jeanette Fang and Conor Nelson

Squirrel Noir (Duo with Derek Emch) after the world premiere of John McCowen's undana Nos 1-2 for two clarinets @ BGSU's New Music Festival (2015)

Performing Michael Finnissy's Clarinet Sonata with Michiko Saiki @ Toledo Museum of Art's collaboration with BGSU's Contemporary Doctoral Program, EAR | EYE (2015)

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Performing Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians @ Omaha Under the Radar New Music Festival (2014)

Performing Hong-Da Chin's Perpetuity for bass clarinet @ Spaces in Cleveland (2016)

Dress Rehearsal of Kevin Puts' Einstein on Mercer Street with the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble @ City Theatre in Pittsburgh (2015)