Dileep Gangolli

Clarinet, Flute, & Alto Sax

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  • Evanston, IL

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Professional Associations

International Clarinet Association, Illinois Music Educators Association


  • Former faculty, VanderCook College of Music, North Park University, Midwest Young Artists
  • Professional appearances with CSO, Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet Orchestra,
  • Over 25 years of experience teaching at all levels of music education
  • Music degrees from Northwestern, Southern Methodist University, and Univ. of Washington
  • Member of Chicago Sinfonietta, Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra
  • Recordings on Albany, Cedille, Delos Records


$46/half hour, $66/ 45 minutes, $87/hour

Background & Experience

I am an active freelance clarinetist in the Chicago area and have performed with all the major orchestras in the area including the CSO, Milwaukee Symphony, Grant Park Music Festival.

I am a tenured member of the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra.

I currently serve as Project Inclusion Manager of the Chicago Sinfonietta as well.