Carmen Sofía Rodríguez Hitschfeld

Clarinet teacher

As a clarinetist, Carmen Rodríguez has already gained several orchestral and chamber music experiences. At the age of 9, she began clarinet lessons at the Cultural Corporation of Puerto Montt. At the age of 15, she decided to leave her region and study at the Conservatory of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago. In 2020, she won first place at the Chilean clarinet competition “Claripedia” and subsequently received several master classes with virtuosos of the clarinet, both in Europe and Latin America. At the age of 24, she completed her bachelor’s degree at UC with Prof. David Medina. She complements her studies in jazz and popular composition, where she plays the clarinet and also sings. She is currently studying in the third semester of the Master of Music in clarinet at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München with Professor Georg Arzberger.