Lara Mitofsky Neuss


Instruments & Instruction Offered

Clarinet (all ages, all levels)
Bass Clarinet (all ages, all levels)
Eb Clarinet (all ages, all levels)


Lesson Rates

$25 per half hour


Education & Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Colorado State University Clarinet Studio
Master of Music: Colorado State University (expected 2018)
Bachelor of Music: San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Originally from Wayne, New Jersey, Lara Mitofsky Neuss currently performs in ensembles ranging from contemporary bass clarinet duo to full orchestra. She is currently Principal Clarinet of the Colorado State University Symphony Orchestra and Opera as well as clarinetist of both the It Could Be Anything New Music Ensemble and Double Bass Clarinet Duo (dB). Lara often programs solo and chamber music recitals around Northern Colorado, her most recent one a multi-genre clarinet recital titled "She Walks to the Beat." She has performed at the Bang on a Can Music Festival, Brevard Music Festival, Montecito International Music Festival, and the Art of Practicing Mindfulness Institute, among others. Lara frequently goes into high schools and middle schools in Fort Collins to teach their clarinet students lessons and sectionals and she is on the Faculty of the Junior Lift Clarinet Academy.