Hailing from Forest Knolls, CA, Cornelius Boots is a progressive rock and heavy chamber music composer, bass clarinet performance specialist, wu wei woodwind instructor and Zen flute adept. Since 1996 he has led and written virtuosic “heavy chamber music” for Edmund Welles, the world’s only original bass clarinet quartet, for which he has composed and arranged over 60 pieces, and with which he has released three albums. To learn more about Cornelius Boots, visit corneliusboots.com

Cornelius Boots performs exclusively on the Vandoren B50 mouthpiece for bass clarinet and the B45 Lyre mouthpiece for Bb clarinet.