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Stephen Bates and Naoko Sugiyama
Stephen BAtes is a retired clarinetist and bass clarinetist of the kennedy Center Opera HOuse Orchestra where he played for 36 years. Naoko Sugiyama is a pianist who concertizes in the Boston area and teachs at the Longy School and at NEC. THe Kleiman piece is a new work, written for Stephen Bates and premiered last year. THe Steinweiss work was also written for the clarinetist and the solo etude for clarinet is written by Bates.