Graduate Studies faculty member Ted Rosenthal, of Great Neck, N.Y., has performed worldwide as a soloist, leader, and sideman with jazz greats including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer, Jon Faddis, James Moody, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. He won first prize at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition in 1988. He has released 13 albums as a leader. Out of This World (2011) reached No. 1 on jazz radio charts nationwide. Rosenthal has been pianist for many top jazz vocalists including Helen Merrill, Ann Hampton Callaway, and Barbara Cook. He has had solo and featured appearances with the Detroit Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic, Grand Rapids Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, and the Boston Pops. A recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, he regularly performs and records his compositions, which include jazz tunes and large-scale works. He premiered his second jazz piano concerto, Jazz Fantasy, with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony in 2011. Rosenthal has also composed music for dance, including Uptown, for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He is a faculty member at the Manhattan School of Music. Rosenthal received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in piano performance from Manhattan School of Music. He has been a Juilliard faculty member since 2006.