Meet the Musician
Musician 1st Class Adele B. Demi,
Musician 1st Class Adele Demi, a Colorado native, joined the Navy Band in 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music in clarinet performance from the University of Northern Colorado where she studied with Bil Jackson.
Demi has performed with several area orchestras including the Washington National Opera Orchestra, Annapolis Symphony, Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Prior to joining the Navy Band, she served as adjunct professor of clarinet at the University of Northern Colorado. Additionally, she was principal clarinetist of the Boulder Chamber Orchestra and performed frequently with the Colorado Symphony and Colorado Springs Philharmonic, among others. In 2009 she attended the Aspen Music Festival where she performed in the Aspen Chamber Orchestra, Aspen Festival Orchestra and Aspen Philharmonic. During her studies Demi won several concerto competitions including the Rocky Mountain Concerto Competition, resulting in several performances of a work arranged especially for her by Kenneth Singleton.