About this Artist
Originally hailing from Dallas, Texas, M. Taylor Eiffert has recently joined the clarinet section of The Los Angeles Philharmonic. In addition to his orchestral career, Taylor serves as a dedicated clarinet instructor at California State University Northridge, where he is a member of the woodwind faculty. Prior to his appointment to The LA Phil, Taylor held tenured positions with The Milwaukee Symphony and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestras. He has also performed extensively with The Santa Fe Opera as well as The Santa Fe Chamber Festival, and Aspen Festival Orchestras. Taylor is a distinguished alumnus of both The University of Southern California and Northwestern University, where his musical education was shaped by mentors such as Yehuda Gilad, Steve Cohen, J. Lawrie Bloom, and David Howard. Beyond his musical pursuits, Taylor finds solace in woodworking and enjoys the great outdoors through camping and hiking adventures with his wife, Lauren and dogs Stella and Ember.