Faculty Portrait

Faculty Portrait

Steven Laitz
Chair, Music Theory and Analysis
Prof Steve Laitz is in awe of the level of performance and the amount of cross-discipline collaboration at...more
Lori Schiff works with Patrick McGuire
Alexander Technique Faculty
Juilliard faculty member Lori Schiff talks about the Alexander Technique and her recent work with the West Point...more
Jane Kosminsky
Jane Kosminsky’s latest theatrical project is about Edwin Booth—the famous actor with the infamous brother.more
Elio Villafranca
Juilliard Jazz Faculty
Juilliard prof Elio Villafranca on life in Cuba; balancing his classical and jazz training; and being a pianist-composer-percussionist.more
Steven Stucky
Composition Faculty
A hockey fan, a foodie - and a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer - Steven Stucky joined the Juilliard faculty...more
Noa Kageyama
I wondered why I could be totally prepared but go on stage and sound like a shell of...more
Eric Bartlett
Orchestral Studies Faculty
Juilliard alum and prof (and New York Phil cellist) Eric Bartlett rode his bike across the country in 2005. more
Aaron Jaffe
Liberal Arts Professor
Liberal Arts faculty member Aaron Jaffe celebrated completing his dissertation by going out with family and getting a...more
Alan Kay
College and Pre-College Clarinet Faculties
Rochester, N.Y., native Alan Kay, a clarinet faculty member, came to Juilliard in 1979—and has never left.more
Renée Marie Baron
Liberal Arts Faculty
Civil Rights Act anniversary-inspire coursework has been a highlight of Liberal Arts faculty member Renée Baron’s year...more
Sharon Isben
Guitar Department Chair
Sharon Isbin is drawn to students who are passionate, disciplined, talented, open-minded, creative, sensitive, and curious.more
Daniel Ott
College, Pre-College, and Evening Division Faculties
His grandfather’s LPs and his brothers’ Iron Maiden album helped inspire Daniel Ott to become a composer.more
Michelle DiBucci
Music Theory and Analysis and Drama Faculties
Alum/faculty member Michelle DiBucci always loved playing and making music, but her decision to become a musician came...more
Michael Musgrave
Graduate Studies Faculty
Composition faculty member Michael Musgrave started being “consumed by music” when he was 4 years old. He still is.more
Robert C. White Jr.
Voice Faculty
Robert C. White Jr. goes by Doc to avoid confusion with the other Robert White on the Vocal...more
Samuel Adler
Composition Faculty
A special concert of music by Samuel Adler, including a premiere, honors this American composer for his 85th...more
Matti Raekallio
College and Pre-College Piano Faculty
Matti Raekallio's life changed when he heard Sviatoslav Richter perform—he soon knew he only wanted to be a...more
Philip Lasser
Music Faculty
Composer and poet Philip Lasser joined the Juilliard faculty in 1994, the same year he received his doctorate. more
Sandra Miller
Historical Performance Faculty
Historical Performance’s Sandra Miller performed on modern and Baroque flutes for years, but eventually shifted toward the Baroque.more
Director of Keyboard Curriculum
Triathlete Alabamian Michael Shinn joined the Juilliard faculty after receiving his bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance...more
Conrad Cummings
Evening Division Composition Faculty

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