Clarinetist, Performer and Educator
Isaac Beu currently serves as the Second and Eb Clarinetist of the Eugene Symphony Orchestra, a position he assumed in 2019. A native of Austin, Texas, Isaac began his clarinet studies under the tutelage of Dr. Vanguel Tangarov, Dr. Nicholas Councilor, and Alan Olson. He is a proud alumnus of Southern Methodist University, where he studied with Paul Garner, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he studied with Todd Levy. Isaac has been a guest musician with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Las Colinas Symphony, and the Corpus Christi Ballet Orchestra. As a chamber musician, Isaac has performed as a member of the Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music, in addition to performing with esteemed artists such as Andres Diaz, Carol Leone, and Aaron Boyd. A dedicated teacher, Isaac currently serves as a Community Teaching Artist with the Eugene Symphony Orchestra and maintains a private studio in the Portland metropolitan area. Prior to this, Isaac taught in the Dallas, Texas area, where he led students to the Texas All-City, Region, Area, and State levels. Isaac is a Selmer-Paris Endorsing Artist, and he performs exclusively on Legere Reeds.