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Ralph Skiano

principal clarinet

Hometown: Alexandria, VA​

Residence: Richmond

Member since: 2002​

Education:  Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music​

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Ralph has been principal clarinetist of the Richmond Symphony since 2002.  In 2006, he was appointed principal clarinetist of the Des Moines Metro Opera, where he now spends much of his summer.  His work with RSO outreach programs inspired him to in 2011 to create the Atlantic Chamber Ensemble, an innovative chamber music ensemble that has been changing the way Richmond thinks about classical music.  

For Ralph, the best things in life are making music with friends, walking along the James with his yellow lab, Savannah, and spending time with his family.  

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