About LFA Music

  Lori F. Ardovino is Professor of Clarinet and Saxophone at the University of Montevallo. Dr. Ardovino is an active performer in the Birmingham area and performs occasionally with the Alabama and Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestras and tenor saxophone with the Joe Giattina Big Band. She is an active woodwind doubler and has played for numerous performances and theater productions in the Birmingham area. She is a clinician, adjudicator, and writes CD reviews for the Clarinet, official journal of the International Clarinet Association and for the Journal of the International Association for Women in Music. Dr. Ardovino has been a guest recitalist at a number of colleges and universities and international and national festivals including the International Clarinetfest, The International Alliance for Women in Music Congress, NACWPI Conference, NACUSA Conference, Southeastern Composers League, the North American Saxophone Alliance Conference and the Alabama Music Educators Conference.  Dr. Ardovino received the 2013-14 Alabama State Council for the Arts Artist Fellowship was chosen the University of Montevallo University Scholar for 2013. She has received the Creative and Scholarly Projects Grant from the University of Montevallo in 2013 and 2014 and was the 2012 recipient of the Escape to Create artist residency in Seaside, FL.  She is an active composer and has had her works performed across the United States, Japan, Italy and Canada. She is an Artist/Clinician with  Backun, Conn-Selmer Company,and  D’Addario Woodwinds. She was recently recommended to be on the  roster for the Fulbright Specialist by U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars Dr. Ardovino is a member of many professional organizations including the Music Teachers National Association,, Birmingham Music Teachers Association, National Association of  Music Educators, Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Bandmasters Association, International Clarinet Association, North American Saxophone Alliance, Birmingham Art Music Alliance, Sigma Alpha Iota, International Alliance of Women in Music, National Association of Composers, USA, and the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors She is currently President for the National Association of Wind and Percussion Instructors, Composition Chair, Alabama Music Teachers Association and was President for the Higher Education Division, Alabama Music Educators from 2011-2013