Arnel G. Ignacio
Arnel G. Ignacio received his Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance at California State University, Long Beach and his Master of Music degree from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois where he studied clarinet under the tutelage of John Bruce Yeh and Larry Combs of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. His other teachers include Monica Kaenzig, Leo Potts, and Phil Sobel.
Arnel performs regularly as principal clarinetist with Opera A La Carte, a group that tours the United States performing Gilbert and Sullivan works. He teaches clarinet at The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach and performs with Long Beach Opera, the Long Beach Municipal Band, and American Winds.