Julian Milkis, clarinetist

In a world, where the word “cross-over artist” is thrown around without much meaning, clarinetist Julian Milkis stands out as a true testament to this description as one of the most exciting and versatile artists performing today, as well as one of the leading practitioners of his instrument.  One of today's leading clarinetists, and the only student of clarinet icon Benny Goodman, Juilliard trained artist Julian Milkis has garnered an international reputation as a soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, and jazz clarinetist. 

His unique interpretation and captivating, branded sound have earned him acclaim from critics throughout the world.   The Hamburg Abendblatt praised his “Beautiful sustaining sound and great virtuosity,” the Edmond Journal called his performance of the Nielson Clarinet Concerto a “triumph,” while the Russian Nezavisimaya Gazeta in Moscow wrote flat out: “simply the best clarinetist in the world!”