Jim Forgey has been an active performer and teacher in Connecticut since 1992. He holds degrees from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan. His teachers include John McCaw and Kalmen Opperman. Jim is a member of the Connecticut Virtuosi, and The Waterbury Symphony and performs frequently as a freelance clarinetist with orchestras throughout Connecticut.
Jim has also been a part of many Broadway National tour productions at Hartford’s Bushnell Theater including, “The Producers”, “Ragtime”, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”, “Wicked” and “If/Then”.