About

Denis Malloy is a versatile clarinetist, bass clarinetist, saxophonist and composer happily making diverse music in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan area.

He records and performs in a wide range of styles including classical, jazz, middle-eastern, cabaret and rock.

Denis has performed with the Summer Opera Company in Washington, D.C., the AIMS Symphonie Orchester in Graz Austria, and the Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia.

In the non-classical vein, he has performed with his own jazz duo, trio and quartet for various events and functions at venues including the Library of Congress, the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Peabody Library.

As a composer and improviser, he has composed music for several Silent Era films, both as an individual and in collaboration with the band Boister. He has performed live accompaniment to silent film at the Kennedy Center, American Film Institute (Silver Spring, MD), Charles Theatre (Baltimore, MD), Patterson Theater (Baltimore), Avalon Theater (Easton, MD), Baltimore Museum of Art, Walters Art Museum (Baltimore), and the Virginia Film Festival, among others.

Denis appears on more than a dozen CDs, including two with Boister produced by respected producer Jim Dickinson. Recordings by Persian Flamenco group The Roya Ensemble, Boister, and his independent project TreeHouse Quartet, are available at CDBaby and iTunes.

He is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University.

Denis teaches clarinet with the Washington D.C. Youth Orchestra Program and clarinet and saxophone at International School of Music  and his private studio in the D.C. area.