Camila Barrientos Ossio/ Clarinet

A native of Cochabamba, Bolivia,

Camila Barrientos Ossio is a member of the award-winning quintet the City of Tomorrow. A graduate from the Master’s and Bachelor’s Program at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, Ms. Barrientos is an active solo, chamber and orchestral player. She has acted as guest principal clarinet with the Miami Symphony, worked with conductors such as Kurt Masur, Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev and Leonard Slatkin; performed in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Vatican, to Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas, LPR in New York City and Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. A winner of the Harold Wright Merit Award, Barrientos has collaborated with artists such as Icelandic multi-instrumentalist Olafur Arnals,  composer Marvin Hamlisch and jazz trumpeter Dave Douglas. She has toured South America multiple times with YOA Orchestra of the Americas and participated in festivals  such as the Music Academy of the West, Bolivia Clasica, Britten-Pears Music Festival  in the UK, and Menton Festival in the south of France. Ms. Barrientos has been featured in the BBC Arts Radio Program “The Strand,” the PBS documentary “More than a Month” and the documentary “Opening Measures.”  She divides her time between New York City where she plays with neoLIT ensemble and touring the US and Canada with the City of Tomorrow.

Opening Measures from John Dunton-Downer on Vimeo.