Hassan Anderson (Oboe; Woodwind Lab; Chorus; Artist as Citizen Project Advisor)
BM, Stetson University; MM, The Juilliard School. Has studied with Nathan Hughes, Pedro Diaz, Elaine Douvas, Linda Strommen, and Ann Adams. Has served as an oboe fellow at the Marlboro Music Festival in Marlboro. Currently performs as oboist with several ensembles, including the innovative New York based ensemble Shuffle Concert. Teaching artist for Jazz House Kids, Carnegie Hall, and The City University of New Jersey. MAP faculty since 2014.
Tomoya Aomori (Double Bass; Percussion)
BM, MM, The Juilliard School (double major in double bass and percussion). Recipient of the William Schuman Prize for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Music upon graduating. Adjunct bass professor at Queens College and Juilliard Pre-College bass assistant teacher. Regularly records and performs on his ‘solo 5ths’ bass with his own original compositions with a mix of classical, jazz, and pop music. Acclaimed by the New York Times as an “excellent marimba player”. Regular percussion sub at the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and has played marimba and percussion concertos with the Juilliard Orchestra, New York Classical Players, and others. Founder of AKDuo, a duo with cellist wife Julia Kang. Founder of Sounding Nice, LLC, a music production company providing music for all types of media. MAP faculty since 2016.
Paula C. Bing (Flute)
BM, University of Maryland; MM, Indiana University. Dual career as a flutist and music education specialist. Has performed with numerous orchestras including the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Chinese Music Ensemble, and Dance Theater of Harlem, as well as on Western and Chinese flutes in the Broadway show Miss Saigon. Currently the education director for the Queens Symphony and music consultant and teacher for Midori & Friends. Has worked for the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Music Center, and the Kennedy Center Education Departments. MAP faculty since 1992.
Liam Burke (Clarinet)
BM, MM, The Juilliard School; studio of Jon Manasse. Recipient, Peter Menin Prize for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Music; Irene Diamond and Reed Wizard Ben Armato Clarinet Scholarships. Has performed with Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Orchestra of Saint Luke’s, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, and American Ballet Theatre Orchestra. Broadway performances: Les Miserables, King and I, On the Town, Dr. Zhivago, Cherry Orchard. Winner, The Juilliard School Clarinet Competition; consequently led conductor-less Juilliard Chamber Orchestra in acclaimed performance of Copland Clarinet Concerto "with vitality and nuance" (The New York Times). Other critical acclaim: The New York Times, The Juilliard School's yearly ChamberFest concerts; UK's The Telegraph, BBC proms Juilliard/Royal Academy of Music tour; Times Union, Ensemble ACJW performances. Has designed clarinet curriculums for Youth Orchestra of St. Luke's, Usdan Center, Mahanaim School, Special Music School, and Juilliard’s Instrumental Music Program. MAP faculty since 2016.
Murray Colosimo (Principal Orchestra Conductor; Chamber Music)
BM, MM, Manhattan School of Music, PhD candidate, New York University. Distinguished career as conductor, concert clarinetist, music educator. Conducting positions include Music Director, Bergen Sinfonia Orchestra, Wayne Chamber Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall, Hartwick Festival Orchestras, Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra (NJ), Director of Orchestras District of Ridgewood (NJ), NJ All State Orchestra at NJPAC, Thunder Bay Symphony (Canada), and Youth Orchestras of Essex County (NJ). Celebrated solo clarinetist, commissioned and recorded new works for orchestra and clarinet. Held faculty positions at Seton Hall University, William Paterson University, Montclair University and Bergen Community College. MAP faculty since 2013.
Julia DeRosa (Oboe)
BM, MM, The Juilliard School; studies with Elaine Douvas, Nathan Hughes, Richard Dallessio, and Linda Strommen. Recipient of Juilliard’s Benzaquen Career Advancement Grant and Peter Mennin Prize. Winner of the Juilliard Oboe Concerto Competition, Aspen Music Festival Winds and Harp Concerto Competition, National Society of Arts and Letters Woodwind Competition Grand Prize, and Yahama Young Performing Artist Competition. Performs regularly as a freelance musician with the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the American Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the New York City Opera and on Broadway. Founder and owner of DeRosa Double Reeds, LLC, an oboe reed company that provides students and professionals with high quality oboe reeds. MAP faculty since 2016.
Daniel Felsenfeld (Composition; Composers' Forum)
MAP faculty since 2015.
Simon Frisch (Composition; Music Theory & Ear Training)
MAP faculty since 2015.
Lukas Gabric (Saxophone; Saxophone Ensemble)
BFA, The Newschool University; MA, City College of New York; AD, The Juilliard School. Currently PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center. Semifinalist – Thelonious Monk Competition 2013; Best Soloist & Audience Choice Awards – Getxo Jazz Competition Spain 2014; 3rd place winner – North American Saxophone Alliance Competition 2014; ASCAP Herp Alpert Composition Award 2016. Adjunct lecturer at the City College of New York and research assistant at the CUNY Graduate Center. Performances at all major jazz venues in N.Y. and abroad. MAP faculty since 2014.
Roberto Gándara (Trumpet)
BM, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; MM, The Juilliard School. Studied with Nilda Ledoux, Armando Guitalla, William Vacchiano and Raymond Mase. Has toured with the Gabrieli Brass for 13 years and has played with symphonic orchestras in the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean. Currently an associate trumpet player with the Metropolitan Opera and a member of King’s Brass. Education credentials include seminars and master classes in Hungary, Spain, the United States, and Puerto Rico. Currently on the faculty of the Renaissance School of the Arts. MAP faculty since 2016.
Pala Garcia (Violin)
BM, MM, The Juilliard School. Academy Fellow, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Munich, Germany). Guest artist with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Ensemble Modern. Co-founder of Longleash, an “expert young trio” (Strad Magazine) specializing in contemporary music. Co-founder of The Loretto Project, a summer composition seminar and concert series in Louisville, KY. 2016 Artist-In-Residence, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC). Active in community engagement projects led by Carnegie Hall and the Weill Music Institute since 2010. 2015-2016 season highlights include solo and ensemble performances at Weill Hall at the Green Music Center (CA), National Sawdust (NY), The Kaufman Center, Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany (NY), Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (MA), Columbia University’s Miller Theater (NY), Roulette Intermedium (NY), Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (VA), Rubin Museum of Art (NY). MAP faculty since 2015.
Lucie Gelinas (Violin)
BM, Manhattan School of Music; MM, Montreal Conservatory of Music. Has performed at the White House, CAMI Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Avery Fisher Hall. Current faculty member, Westchester Conservatory and the School for Strings. MAP faculty since 1998.
Ruo Huang (Composition Lab)
MAP faculty since 2003.
Lubima G. Kalinkova-Shentov (Double Bass)
MM, The Juilliard School; MA, Academy of Music, Bucharest, Romania. Solo recitals and chamber music performances in France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria. Performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and Bruno Walter Auditorium in New York. Performed with numerous orchestras throughout the United States and Europe. Former principal double bassist of the Radio Orchestra, Sofia, Bulgaria. Recorded solo and chamber music works for double bass and orchestra. Winner of several international double bass competitions. Presently an Orchestra Director at Tuckahoe (NY) Public Schools. Current faculty member, Westchester Conservatory and the Crestwood Music Center. MAP faculty since 2002.
Aaron Korn (French Horn)
BM, Manhattan School of Music; MM, Yale School of Music. Previously held positions of 2nd horn with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra in Israel and the Princeton Symphony, NJ, and 4th horn with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, PA. An active Broadway musician including previous positions at Cinderella on Broadway and the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra. Currently on faculty at Hunter College and Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts. MAP faculty since 2016.
Adam Krauthamer (French Horn; Chamber Music)
BM, Curtis Institute of Music; MM, Yale School of Music. Student of Jerome Ashby, Myron Bloom, and William Purvis. Has an active freelance career and can be found playing in a number of groups, performing a wide variety of music, from Broadway shows to chamber music. Currently performing in Lincoln Center Theater’s production of The King and I. MAP faculty since 2016.
Allison Loggins-Hull (Flute)
BM, SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music (flute); MA, New York University (composition). Co-founder of critically acclaimed duo, Flutronix. Regularly performs and records with artists of varied backgrounds including the International Contemporary Ensemble, jazz pianist David Virelles, recording artist Frank Ocean and many others. Has been presented as a lecturer and teaching artist by the New England Conservatory, the University of Michigan, the National Flute Association, the Texas Flute Society, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and several other distinguished institutions. Original compositions published by Carl Fischer and endorsed by Burkart Flutes & Piccolos. MAP faculty since 2015.
Burt Mason (Trombone; Brass Lab)
BA, Crane School of Music; MM, Manhattan School of Music; MBA, Binghamton University (arts administration), Principal Trombone for Chamber Orchestra of New York since 2007. Guest artist with the New York Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic Brass and the Metropolitan Opera Brass. Previously solo trombone for the Miami Music Project and principal trombone and soloist of the New York Staff Band of The Salvation Army. Soloist with numerous ensembles throughout North America, the UK, Europe and Australia. Performed under Mstislav Rostropovich, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Skitch Henderson, Alan Gilbert, and Sidney Harth among others. Guest on WQXR’s Conducting Business with Naomi Lewin discussing the history and future of diversity in classical music and American orchestras. Performs regularly with organizations and events promoting diversity in classical music such as Sphinx Competition, Gateways Music Festival, and Soulful Symphony. Studies with David Finlayson, Weston Sprott, Mark Hartman and Joseph Alessi. MAP faculty since 2015.
Tim Mauthe (Music Theory & Ear Training)
BA, Virginia Tech; MM, Cleveland Institute of Music; doctoral candidate, Cleveland Institute of Music. Active freelance composer and performer, with compositions featured in performances in North America, Europe, and Australia. His Within Memory for cello and piano was awarded first prize in the 2012 Musica Domani International Composition Competition. His music has been featured on the Andrea Clearfield Salon Series and performed by the Cavani Quartet, the Kandinsky Trio, Ars Futura Ensemble, and members of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. Other commissions include works written for the Cavani Quartet, Kandinsky Trio, Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, and the Virginia Tech Department of Theater. Currently serves as the Chamber Music Manager for The Juilliard School and the assistant director for the Composition Program in the New York Youth Symphony. Has taught theory and composition at the College of William and Mary, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Case Western Reserve University, and in the Preparatory Department at CIM. MAP faculty since 2016.
Shelley Monroe Huang (Bassoon; Music Theory & Ear Training)
MAP faculty since 2014.
Craig Mumm (Viola)
Associate principal violist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Guest artist on the acclaimed Carnegie Hall concert series of the MET Chamber Ensemble and the New York Chamber Music Festival at Symphony Space. Has recorded extensively on the Deutsche Grammaphon, Sony, Naxos and Decca labels. String faculty at Rutgers University; guest artist teacher and master class clinician at major music schools including the Manhattan School of Music and The Boston Conservatory. Viola faculty, The Festival of Music, Santa Catarina, Brazil, "FEMUSC." Viola faculty, Filarmónica Joven de Colombia, Bógota, Colombia. Faculty of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas since 2006. International teaching and performing credits include work with the music center of “El Sistema” in Venezuela, among many others. Member of the American String Teacher’s Association. MAP faculty since 2013.
Jocelin Pan (Viola)
BM, MM, The Juilliard School. Founder and Co-Artistic Director of new music sinfonietta Ensemble Échappé. Founder and violist of teaching ensemble The Milestone Trio. 2016-17 season highlights include world premiere of Rome prize winner Nina C. Young's viola concerto EarPlay. Held teaching positions at The Nightingale-Bamford School and Harmony Program. MAP faculty since 2016.
John Popham (Cello)
BM, MM, Manhattan School of Music; doctoral candidate, CUNY Graduate Center. Recipient of Fulbright Research Grant (Kunstuniversität Graz). Member of Either/Or Ensemble and Longleash (a piano trio). Guest artist with Klangforum Wien, Talea Ensemble, Wet Ink Ensemble. Solo performances with the Louisville Orchestra, String Orchestra of Brooklyn, Red Light Ensemble, and Kunstuniversität Graz Chorus. Recordings with Tzadik, Carrier, New Focus, Albany, and New World records. Recent appearances at Mariinsky Concert Hall (St. Petersburg, Russia), Columbia University’s Miller Theatre (N.Y.C.), The Kaufman Center (N.Y.C.), The Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (Troy, N.Y.), Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston), National Sawdust (N.Y.C.), and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (N.Y.C.). MAP faculty since 2016.
William J. Ruyle (Percussion; Percussion Ensemble)
Studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Extensive appearances over the last quarter century playing music for classical and contemporary theater and dance. Ensembles have included Newband, Locrian Chamber Players, the Manhattan Marimba Quartet, and HudsonValley Philharmonic. Has studied North and South Indian drumming. Performer for the educational programs Lincoln Center Institute and Carnegie Hall's Link Up. Adjunct professor, Manhattanville College, 2002. MAP faculty since 1991.
Major Andres Scurlock (Piano; Secondary Piano)
BM, MM, The Juilliard School; student of Jerome Lowenthal. Also studied at the Music Academy of the West and the International Piano Festival in Israel. Has appeared in piano master classes hosted by Leon Fleisher and Abbey Simon and in performances at The Blue Note, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Aaron Davis Hall and Juilliard’s Peter Jay Sharpe Theater. As a composer, has collaborated with various choreographers including Hope Boykin and Desmond Richardson. Has curated and produced concerts with artists Living Colour, Vijay Iyer, Imani Uzuri, and Barry Harris, and vocalists Marlon Saunders, Alvin Crawford, Monstah Black and the Sonic Leroy, and Martha Wash. Was awarded a New York Congressional Honor for his services in Arts Education. MAP faculty since 1994.
Alex Shiozaki (Violin; Chamber Music)
BA, Harvard College; MM, DMA, The Juilliard School. Studies with Joseph Lin, Ronald Copes, Lynn Chang, and Robin Sharp. Member, Momenta Quartet since 2016. Solo appearances with Sendai Philharmonic, AXIOM Ensemble, and Juilliard Orchestra. Active freelance career includes performances with Argento Ensemble, Le Train Bleu Ensemble, ACME, Stars of the Lid, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Ensemble ACJW. Festivals: Chelsea Music Festival, Bravo! Vail, Tanglewood, Kneisel Hall. MAP faculty since 2016.
Jo-Ann Sternberg (Clarinet)
BM, New England Conservatory; BA, Tufts University (English); MM, The Juilliard School. Has studied with Peter Hadcock, David Shifrin, Charles Neidich, and at Yale University with David Shifrin. Diverse life as a chamber musician, orchestral player, music educator, and interpreter of new music. Member of Sequitur, Saratoga Chamber Players, Wind Soloists of New York, Richardson Chamber Players and Riverside Symphony. Performs regularly with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance, American Symphony, Musicians from Marlboro, and various Broadway musicals. Currently serves on the faculty of Princeton University and New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program, and maintains an active teaching studio from her NYC home. During the summer months, lives in Maine where she is the founder and artistic director of The Maine Chamber Music Seminar, teaches and performs at CMC at Bennington College, and participates in numerous performance residences throughout greater New England. Selmer artist. MAP faculty since 2015.
Caroline Stinson (Cello)
MAP faculty since 2016.
Terry Szor (Trumpet; Wind Ensemble)
MAP faculty since 1997.
Kyle Turner (Tuba)
MAP faculty since 2015.
MAP Teaching Fellows (2016-2017)
Zeynep Alpan, violin
Emily Beare, oboe
Brandon Bergeron, trumpet
Sam Dillon, saxophone
Emily Duncan, flute
James Gulielmetti, composition
Zachary Hann, clarinet
Eric Huckins, French horn
Vatche Jambazian, piano
Jeremy Kienbaum, viola
Gregory LaRosa, percussion
Douglas Marriner, percussion
Jared Miller, music theory & ear training
Maximilian Morel, trumpet/trombone
Paris Myers, double bass
Maximiliano Oppeltz, cello
Han Shi, violin
Tristan Teo, piano