Department of Music

David Odom

David Odom

109 Goodwin Music Building

DMA - Florida State University

MM - University of Colorado

BM - Stetson University

David Odom’s career as soloist, chamber artist, orchestral musician and educator has led him across four continents to critical acclaim. Known for his "beautifully rich tone," he has been featured on television and radio, including broadcasts on WDAV Charlotte, GPB Atlanta, WABE Atlanta, and Brazilian TV Cultura. His debut solo recording with pianist Jeremy Samolesky, Max Reger: Complete Works for Clarinet and Piano, was released by Albany Records in 2016. He has also recorded with the Nashville Chamber Orchestra and the Atlanta Opera Orchestra. Recent performances include a concerto appearance with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and a Spivey Hall debut recital. Other notable performances include the VI Festival Internacional de Música de Campina Grande in Brazil, and the International Clarinet Association's ClarinetFest 2016 in Kansas and ClarinetFest 2015 in Madrid, Spain.

Odom is Principal Clarinet of the Atlanta Opera Orchestra and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. As Professor at Auburn University, his students have demonstrated great success in their professional endeavors through gainful employment after graduation and acceptance into respected graduate programs. He has presented or performed at the conferences of the International Clarinet Association, College Music Society, Music Teachers National Association, and National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors. He is a D’Addario Woodwinds performing artist.

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Last Updated: June 18, 2019