Barbara HeilmeirDr. Barbara Heilmair serves as Professor of Clarinet & Music History at Portland State University in Oregon since 2007. She holds degrees in Clarinet Performance and in Instrumental Pedagogy from the University of Music and Performing Arts “Mozarteum” in Salzburg/ Austria, as well as Masters of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Clarinet Performance from UCLA. In addition to her assignment at the university, she maintains an active career as performer, scholar, and educator locally and internationally. Among other areas, she has specialized in the pedagogy of Clarinet Choir and in the research and conservation of Franz Cibulka’s musical heritage.