2016, 2016 Singapore, 2013
“I feel extremely privileged to be invited for a season of AWO. Playing with so many top ranked musicians will be a treat not to be missed!”

Craig Wernicke

Bass Clarinet

Principal Bass Clarinet – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Australian Hometown(s): Melbourne & Sydney

Craig Wernicke studied clarinet with Isobel Carter in Melbourne before moving to Sydney in 1981 to take up a scholarship with the ABC Sinfonia and to study under Alan Vivian. Shortly after Craig began playing with the Sydney Elizabethan Trust Orchestra.

In 1984 Craig was successful in his audition as Principal Bass Clarinet with Sydney Symphony orchestra and has performed as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Bass Clarinet ever since.

Craig Wernicke has performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Seymour Group and various Sydney University groups. He has also performed with the Chamber Soloists of Sydney, an ensemble comprised of members of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Last updated 2023