Sean Osborn

Clarinetist and Composer

Sean Osborn has traveled North America, Europe, and Japan as soloist and chamber musician, and traveled the world during his eleven years with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He has also appeared as guest principal clarinet with the New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and the American Symphony Orchestra. The New York Times dubbed him “ excellent clarinetist,” the Boston Globe called him “...a miracle,” and Gramophone “...a master.” With over forty concertos in his repertoire, Sean has also recorded dozens of CDs for London, Deutsche Grammophon, Sony, CRI, and others, as well as premiering works by John Adams, John Corigliano, Chen Yi, and Phillip Glass to name a few. Sean has performed at many festivals including Marlboro, Seattle Chamber Music, Aspen, Zagreb Bienalle, Pacific Rims, and Colorado. He is also an award-winning composer whose chamber works have been played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and members of the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Marlboro Music Festival, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic among others. Visit him on-line at

New Publicity Photo 2017

Outside Benaroya Hall today. Get your tickets before they're gone!

Seattle Chamber Music Society (SCMS)

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Had a great tour in Illinois! Got back yesterday. Thanks to all the hosts, colleagues, universities, and masterclass students at NIU, ISU, and Northwestern. Looking forward to heading back to IL next winter for more!

Just found out my Sonata for E-flat Clarinet and Piano was listed on the Trinity College London Woodwind Syllabus for 2017-2020! Nice!



Record Label

Albany Records
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