Robert Zelickman, clarinetist, has been teaching and performing in San Diego since 1982. He is a member of the bass clarinet quartet JAMB and co-director of Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble. Robert was a member of Orchestra Nova for 23 seasons and has performed with the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Opera.
Recently, Robert retired from UC San Diego where he lectured on Jewish Music, conducted the Wind Ensemble and performed regularly, premiering many new compositions. He currently teaches clarinet at Palomar College and performs in recitals and chamber music concerts throughout San Diego. Zelickman earned his BA at UCLA and a MFA at Cal Arts. He studied with Hugo Raimondi, Michele Zukovsky and Ronald Rueben.