His playing of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major K. 622 again demonstrated much more than excellent technique. There was an individuality that bore the hallmarks of the fully developed artist. The famous slow movement had all the poise and concentration that one could have wished.
— Mercury
“...Beere’s clarinet provided an excellent linchpin for this performance, his upper range blending seamlessly with Dixon’s oboe and his lower range merging imperceptibly with Sullivan’s double bass...”
— Cutcommon
 
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Australian Clarinetist, Justin Beere is a passionate and vibrant performer and collaborative artist. With an innate drive to perform and create, Justin's diverse and flexible musicianship is at home on any stage. 

Justin is the Associate Principal Clarinet of Orchestra Victoria and the founding Artistic Director of the Melbourne Chamber Players. Justin has enjoyed a varied career, guesting regularly with leading Symphony Orchestras and chamber music festivals across Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Justin has appeared on numerous live broadcasts for 3mbs and ABC radio and recently recorded "The Nutcracker" ballet as Principal Clarinet with Orchestra Victoria for ABC Classics.   

As a chamber musician, Justin has worked with leading chamber ensembles, Orava Quartet, Arcadia Winds, Hindemith Wind Quintet and the Melbourne Ensemble. He has also performed in the Port Fairy Music Festival, Peninsula Summer Music Festival, Bendigo Festival, Melbourne Festival, Music by the Springs, the Banff Summer Music Festival (Canada) and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music Winter School.

Passionate about supporting new Australian music, Justin has commissioned many new works by Australian composers and has performed with award-winning new music ensembles Syzygy, Arcko Symphonic Project, Opus House and was a founding member of the Rubiks Collective.

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