Dominick Metro

Major: Instrumental Performance

Instrument: Clarinet

Stamps Ensemble Name: Stamps Woodwind Quintet Class of 2019


Dominick Metro, clarinet, is majoring in Instrumental Performance at the University of Miami Frost School of Music where he is a Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar and a member of the Stamps Woodwind Quintet, Class of 2019, coached by faculty mentor Robert Weiner. He studies privately with Dr. Margaret Donaghue.

Metro started playing piano at the age of four, adding clarinet at age eight. He attended Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Florida where he was first chair clarinet in Wind Ensemble all four years, under the direction of Trey Harris and Jose Eslava. Outside of school, Metro participated in the Florida Youth Artist Orchestra for seven years as principle clarinet and for five years in the Winter Park Chamber Music Academy, both under the direction of Dr. Alvaro Gomez. Dominick placed as first chair at Tri-State and earned distinct recognition and accolades at All-State for five years, including serving as principal in the All-State Orchestra during his senior year of high school.  Dominick Metro was named a Stetson Young Artist via the Stetson Young Artist Soloist Competition from 2012 to 2014 and has also performed with the University of Central Florida’s top jazz ensemble.  He also participated in the Seminole County All County Band for seven consecutive years and has studied primarily under Lynn Musco, professor of clarinet at Stetson University, for four years.