Ginger Kroft has been a participant of the Bach Festival for 10 seasons. Ms. Kroft is Principal Clarinet of the Sacramento Philharmonic and a member of the Oakland East Bay Symphony. She has frequently performed with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and numerous Bay Area orchestras. Ms. Kroft holds degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (MM) and Northwestern University (BM). She is a Vandoren International Artist and performs on M13-lyre mouthpieces and Traditional reeds. Currently a faculty member at Santa Clara University, Ms. Kroft also maintains a pre-college studio.