One-word interview: John Slack, clarinet

Our clarinetist and general manager takes his turn in the interviewee’s chair.

John Slack (Photo: Belinda Lawley)

Photo: Belinda Lawley

In one word only…

How would you describe yourself?
Indescribable

What do you love most about music?
Transformation

Which body part could you stand to lose?
Tonsils

What’s the best advice you can offer another musician?
Believe

What does the Berkeley Ensemble mean to you?
Trust

Where in the world would you like to be right now?
Home

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘extraordinary’?
Really?

What is your favourite word?
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Train, plane or automobile?
Train

What is your favourite key?
C-sharp minor

Who composed the last piece you played/practised?
Damase

Who do you most admire?
Marie Curie

What is your preferred post-concert drink?
Beer

Pick a note, any note…
F-sharp

 

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