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Harold Clarkson

Harold Clarkson, Canadian arts administrator. Member Association Canada Orchestras (orchestra opening committee 1984-1989).

Background

  • Clarkson, Harold was born on November 4, 1949 in London. Son of Harold Langley and Emma Hermine (Kaessmann) Clarkson.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Art, University Toronto, 1973.

    Career

    • Freelance musician, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1973-1984. Assistant principal cello Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Hamilton, 1976-1984. Chairman Organization Canada Symphony Musicians, Toronto, 1979-1983.

      Orchestra manager National Arts Center, Ottawa, Ontario, 1984-1989. International agent Konzertdirektion Schmid, Hannover, Federal Republic Germany, since 1990. Branch directors National Youth Orchestra, Toronto, 1983-1989.

      President National Capital School Music, Ottawa, 1988-1989.

    Membership

    Member Association Canada Orchestras (orchestra opening committee 1984-1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Irena Olga Shewchuk, May 29, 1973. Children: Alexander, Claudia.
    • father: Harold Langley Clarkson
    • mother: Emma Hermine (Kaessmann) Clarkson
    • spouse: Irena Olga Shewchuk
    • children: Alexander Clarkson
    • Claudia Clarkson
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    Born November 4, 1949
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Toronto
    • 1973 - 1984
      Freelance musician
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
    • 1976 - 1984
      assistant, principal cello Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra
      Hamilton, Bermuda
    • 1979 - 1983
      chairman, Organization Canada Symphony Musicians
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
    • 1984 - 1989
      orchestra manager, National Arts Center
      Ottawa, Kansas, United States
    • 1990
      intern, ational agent Konzertdirektion Schmid