"...excellently performed the unique colors and unconventional techniques characteristic of Mandat's compositions." -Sarah Korneisel Jaegers, ICA 2017
June 1, 2019 12h00 Alexander Arutiunian International Wind Festival Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan, Armenia Masterclass 12H00
May 31, 2019 19h00 Alexander Arutiunian International Wind Festival Symphony Orchestra of Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan, Armenia Nikolay Poghosyan, conductor Kristine Dizon, clarinet
May 9-10, 2019 Kings College of London "The Creative Process in Portuguese Film: Materialities" Conference Presentation: "Re-making: The reshaping of sound in Portuguese Musical Comedies"
An international artist and teacher, Kristine Dizon has performed in Europe, Asia, and South America. Recently, she was a Visiting Professor at the University of Saint Joseph in Macau as part of the Faculty of Creative Industries. She has taught clarinet masterclasses in Cyprus, Thailand, Perú, and Poland. An advocate for music education, Kristine has been a part of several socio-cultural projects that include the Philharmonie de Paris-Project DEMOS, Conservatoire de Montargis (OAE) and the Minnesota Project Opera. She has premiered works by Agnieszka Zdrojek-Suchodolska, Nicolas Bacri, Kryštof Maratka, and Reinaldo Moya. She had several performances at ClarinetFest 2018 in Oostende, Belgium with Barbara Borowicz, Cyprus Clarinet Choir, and the Canarian Clarinet Camerata with Radovan Cavallin. In 2017, she guest taught at the VI Taller para Jóvenes Clarinetistas organized by Clariperu, served as part of the international jury for the V Concurso de Bandas Escolares 2016 where she held a residency with PeruBandas and taught clarinet masterclasses in Cusco and Lima, Peru. Other notable performances include the VII Congreso Nacional de Clarinete in Madrid, Spain and at ClarinetFest 2017 in Orlando, Florida.
Ms. Dizon is a recipient of the Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia grant for the International Doctoral Program of Cultural Studies at the Universidade de Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon for her research “Remaking: The Reshaping of Sound in Portuguese Musical Comedies”. She was awarded the J. William Fulbright/Camões Institute Scholarship to study clarinet and orchestral conducting at the Escola Superior de Música Artes e Espectáculo with António Saiote. Ms. Dizon received a Master’s degree in Clarinet Performance at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and degrees in European History and Music at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Kristine Dizon is the Co-Founder, Programming Director, and Resident Conductor of the Gran Canaria International Clarinet Festival. She is the Coordinator of the International Clarinet Competition of the American Single Reed Summit. Kristine performs exclusively on F.A. Uebel Clarinets, Silverstein Works, and Barkley Brazil Mouthpieces. Complete Biography
Kristine is currently a Junior Researcher at the Centro de Estudo de Communicação e Cultura at the Universidade de Católica Portuguesa Lisboa and recipient of the Fundação para ciencia e tecnologia grant through the Lisbon Consortium. Kristine recently published an article about Croatian Clarinet Concertos in the Clarinet and Saxophone (CAS) in March 2018. A revised edition will be published by the Clarinet Journal in March 2019. Kristine is currently working on a collaboration with Dr. Alvaro Barbosa relating to the Film Sound Analysis Framework for the CITAR journal.