Dr. Soo Goh
Soo Goh is the Assistant Professor of Clarinet at Kutztown University, where he also teaches the Introduction to Music Literature course. Previously, he has taught at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Elon University. Soo Goh is one of the first few musicians from Penang, Malaysia to further his studies on the clarinet. He holds a B.A. in Music and Computer Science from Luther College, a M.M. degree from Bowling Green State University, and a D.M.A from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His primary teachers have been Michael Chesher, Kevin Schempf and Kelly Burke. He has performed regularly with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and was the principal clarinetist of Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and the Raleigh Civic Symphony Orchestra. Soo Goh is the principal clarinetist with the Carolina Philharmonic. As a founding member of the orchestra, he made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2008 with the ensemble under the direction of Maestro David Michael Wolff. Currently, Soo Goh performs with the Music at Penn's Woods Summer Orchestra Festival. He has also performed in professional music conferences including the ClarinetFest and the Society of Composers, Inc. His international experience includes orchestral performances in Malaysia, Austria, and Jordan. As a music educator, he coached clarinet and wind sectionals in the North Carolina Orange County area schools. Soo Goh has a strong interest in technology and loves exploring ways to integrate them in his daily life and teachings. He particularly enjoys working with geeky students.