An accomplished and versatile artist, Dr. Micah Wright is an active musician based in Southern California. Dr. Wright has received many national and international musical awards and given solo, chamber, and orchestral performances throughout the United States. He has performed concertos with several ensembles including Rice University’s Shepherd School Symphony, Drake University Symphony Orchestra, Masterworks Festival Orchestra, Meyer Chamber Orchestra, and Des Moines Metro Concert Band. Known for his unique programming, Dr. Wright frequently performs his own arrangements, has premiered many contemporary works, and co-founded several active chamber ensembles including the Aristeia Trio, Syrinx Reed Quintet, and Kaleidoscope Trio. In 2018, he was featured as a soloist by the Beverly Hills National Auditions, performing on both clarinet and piano.
Dr. Wright maintains a diverse teaching schedule and is currently on faculty at California Lutheran University, California School of the Arts, and Kadima Conservatory. He graduated with academic honors from USC Thornton (D.M.A., 2015), Rice University’s Shepherd School (M.M. 2012), and Drake University (B.M. 2009).