John Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania.
In 2005, Clare earned the Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for radio broadcasting, citing his work on 20/20 Hearing. Currently he is KPAC's Program Director, and produces arts and classical interviews for "Classical Spotlight" online.
Having performed with famed tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, Clare has played with the Mid Texas Symphony, Nevada Chamber Symphony, Shreveport Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic and Wichita Symphony Orchestra. An avid chamber music lover, John founded the Las Vegas Chamber Music Society in 2004.
Currently, Clare is on the advisory board of NEWMUSIC USA, and a violinist with Mozart Festival Texas. He has also served on the boards of the American Music Center in New York City, and the San Antonio Chamber Music Society.