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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Lamont School of Music

Newman Center for the Performing Arts


Ray Kireilis

Ray Kireilis

Professor, Foundations

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Room 403
[email protected]

Dr. Kireilis is principal clarinet of the Colorado Springs Symphony. He recorded his CD American Clarinet with the Da Vinci String Quartet. Kireilis also has recorded for Spectrum and Music Heritage Society.

Dr. Kireilis founded the International Clarinet Competition and the International Clarinet Society. He holds music degrees from the University of Michigan and North Texas University, where he played with the legendary One O'Clock jazz band for five years.