Transylvanian Clarinetist Makes a New Home for Her Music

Apr 10, 2017

Moniki Woods and her daughter
Credit Kate Nelson 2012

Monika Woods is a classical clarinetist from Transylvania. After studying clarinet in conservatory for over a decade, she fell in love, started a family, and moved to the Cape in 2006. But the move posed a challenge to her plans for a career as a professional musician. 

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