David Sapadin, clarinet, is an active freelance musician in the New York City area. He has appeared with such groups as the Metropolitan Opera, American Ballet Theater, New York City Opera, American Symphony and several regional orchestras around the tri-state area. Mr. Sapadin can be heard on commercially available recordings of the Metropolitan Opera (London) and Rufus Wainwright (Dream works). He is on the faculty of Wilkes University and Hunter College. His principal teachers were Mitchell Lurie, Yehuda Gilad, David Krakauer and Ricardo Morales.