Robert DiLutis began his appointment as Associate Professor of Clarinet at the Louisiana State University School of Music in the fall of 2009 . Before moving to Baton Rouge, Mr. DiLutis was Assistant Principal and E-flat clarinetist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Professor of Clarinet at the Eastman School of Music. Mr. DiLutis has served on the faculties of the Baltimore School for the Arts, St. Mary's University in Texas, and Nazareth College in New York. Most recently Mr. DiLutis has developed and is teaching an Orchestral Audition Training Program for the LSU School of Music. His many clinics and master classes have included Ithaca College, Hartt School of Music, Boston University, New England Conservatory and the Longy School of Music. Making his Carnegie Hall Recital debut in 1989, Mr. DiLutis has also performed as featured soloist with ensembles such as the San Antonio Symphony, Laredo Symphony, River City Consort and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Recently Mr. DiLutis toured with the New York Philharmonic on it's historic trip to Pyongyang, North Korea. Mr. DiLutis is a graduate of the Juilliard School where he studied with David Weber. Previous to his studies in New York, he studied with William Blayney at the Peabody Conservatory in Maryland. Mr. DiLutis is an Artist for Buffet USA and plays Buffet clarinets exclusively. As part of Mr. DiLutis' new comprehensive program, he is offering classes in Clarinet Choir, Instrument Repair, Single Reed Making, Orchestral Repertoire, Clarinet Master Class, 'How to Win an Orchestral Audition', Chamber Music, Clarinet, Eb Clarinet and Bass Clarinet lessons. You can hear Mr. DiLutis on his new CD "Arlequin", available online at CDBaby.com. He has served on the faculties of the Baltimore School for the Arts, Incarnate Word University and St. Mary\'s University in Texas, and Nazareth College in New York. In 1993, he co-founded the Greater San Antonio Music Institute for music students between and ages of 5 and 20, and is still very active in the development of young musicians. His many clinics and master classes for Buffet International have included appearances at Ithaca College, SUNY Potsdam, NYSSMA, ICA, New England Conservatory and the Eastman School of Music. He received a Bachelor degree in music performance from the Juilliard School where he studied with David Weber. Previous to his studies in New York, he studied with William Blayney at the Peabody Conservatory in Maryland. Mr. DiLutis plays Buffet clarinets exclusively. His instruments include an R-13 Vintage Bb, an R-13 A, an RC Eb, a Prestige C, and a Prestige low C bass clarinet.