Timothy Day

Timothy Day

Timothy Day was appointed principal flute of the San Francisco Symphony in 2006 and occupies the symphony’s Caroline H. Hume Chair.

Glenn Dicterow

Glenn Dicterow

Violinist Glenn Dicterow has established himself worldwide as one of the most prominent American concert artists of his generation.

Martin Beaver

Martin Beaver

Canadian violinist Martin Beaver was First Violin of the world-renowned Tokyo String Quartet from 2002-13, appearing to critical and public acclaim on the major stages of the world.

Julie Landsman

Julie Landsman

Formerly principal horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for 25 years, Julie Landsman is a distinguished performing artist and educator, serving as faculty at The Juilliard School since 1989. 

Joseph Alessi

Joseph Alessi

Joseph Alessi was appointed Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic, The Gurnee F. and Marjorie L. Hart Chair, in the spring of 1985.

Matthew Aucoin

Matthew Aucoin

Matthew Aucoin is an American composer, conductor, writer, and pianist. He studied at Harvard College and The Juilliard School, and is currently Artist-in-Residence at Los Angeles Opera. 

Donald McInnes

Donald McInnes

Donald McInnes, professor of viola at the USC Thornton School of Music, has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, and l’Orchestre National de France.

Jonathan Feldman

Jonathan Feldman

Collaborative pianist Jonathan Feldman has performed around the world with artists such as Nathan Milstein, Itzhak Perlman, Gil Shaham, Sir James Galway, Joshua Bell, Midori, and Emanuel Pahud.  

Gabriela Lena Frank

Gabriela Lena Frank

Born to a mother of Peruvian/Chinese ancestry and a father of Lithuanian/Jewish descent, Gabriela Lena Frank explores her multicultural heritage through her compositions.

Carter Brey

Carter Brey

Carter Brey was appointed Principal Cello, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Chair, of the New York Philharmonic in 1996.

Edo de Waart

Edo de Waart

Edo de Waart is Music Director of both the New Zealand and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras and Conductor Laureate of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Peter Salaff

Peter Salaff

Peter Salaff has recorded more than 50 chamber works and received a Grammy Award, six Grammy nominations, and Best of the Year honors from Time and Stereo Review

Bill Williams

Bill Williams

Bill Williams is recognized internationally as a musician, performance coach, and educator. In addition to performing, he devotes his energies to improving musicians’ lives as performers and learners.

Natasha Kislenko

Natasha Kislenko

Natasha Kislenko has performed extensively as a soloist and a collaborative pianist in Russia, Europe, and the United States, and has appeared in recital with numerous distinguished soloists.

Jeremy Denk

Jeremy Denk

Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists. Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, and the Avery Fisher Prize, Mr. Denk was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

JoAnn Turovsky

JoAnn Turovsky

JoAnn Turovsky is principal harpist with the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale Orchestra.

Joseph Pereira

Joseph Pereira

Joseph Pereira enjoys a multi-faceted career as a timpanist/percussionist, composer, conductor, and teacher, whose work has been profiled in both The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times.

Michael Werner

Michael Werner

Before joining the Seattle Symphony as Principal Percussionist in 2009, Michael Werner was with the Metropolitan Opera for 13 years, and Principal Percussionist for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Brandon Cedel

Brandon Cedel

The Music Academy alumnus is a recent graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, and is currently an Ensemble member of Oper Frankfurt.

Colin Currie

Colin Currie

Championing new music at the highest level, Currie is the soloist of choice for many of today's foremost composers and he performs regularly with the world's leading orchestras and conductors.