Harry Kliewe is a highly sought-after multiple woodwind player, chamber musician, and teacher
based in Hartford Connecticut. He regularly performs throughout Connecticut in pit orchestras
including the Goodspeed Opera House, Playhouse on Park, The Norma Terris Theater, and the
Ivoryton Playhouse. He recently had the privilege of serving as the principal oboist with the
Ballet Theater Company of West Hartford for the premiere of Speranza, a new ballet by Mark
Mazzarella and Sean Pallatroni.
Harry graduated from the Hartt School in 2017 with a BMus in Saxophone Performance. He has
been an adjunct faculty member at Hartt where he taught woodwind methods, and is currently
the woodwind instructor at the Rectory School in Pomfret, CT.
While at Hartt, Harry won the 2016 Paranov Concerto Competition as a soloist and the 2015
competition with the Resurgam Quartet. He has played with several ensembles including the
New Haven Symphony, Waterbury Symphony, the Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus, the Farmington
Valley Symphony, and the College Light Opera Company of Falmouth, Massachusetts.
A native of Stamford, Connecticut, Harry resides in Hartford.