Chaiphat Tripipitsiriwat

Chaiphat is a founder of “Thailand International Clarinet Academy”, The first clarinet training session in Thailand and a new clarinet community for clarinetists all over the world.

Chaiphat has reached international standard by being granted several awards in international competitions including, 6th West Pomeranian Clarinet Festival in Szczecin, Poland (Best Artist Performance Award), Thailand World Music Championship 2013 (1st runner-up), Thailand International Wind Ensemble Competition (2nd runner up) and 8th International Music Competition and Festival for Soloist and Chamber groups 2016 (Bronze award).

Apart from competitions, he was invited to perform in Thailand and international music festivals, such as in Japan, Belgium, France, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Russia, Poland, China, Vietnam, Peru and toured with Australian International Productions to perform Marriage of Figaro by W.A. Mozart in 20 cities across China.

Back in school, Chaiphat started playing clarinet at Assumption College under Mr. Jakkrit Ruenvuth and Wichai Yongvanitjit. Chaiphat graduated bachelor’s degree with second class honor in Music performance with Ms. Cassandra Fox Percival and Mr. Grzegorze Grzeszcyk at College of Music, Mahidol University. Later, with Mr. Eddy Vanoosthuyse, Principle of Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra’s supervision,
he achieved a master’s degree in Conservatoire Royal De Liege, Belgium with scholarship funds from 1) Classical Music Promotion under the Patronage of HRH Princess Galyani and 2) Conseil Social Reglementd’Octroi.

Currently, Chaiphat is an official Performing artist at Royal Global Clarinet, Vandoren Paris, Band Director at Satit Panyapiwat Institute of Management Demonstration school (SPIM), and Thai Country Chair of International Clarinet Association (ICA)