Marie Von Rueden has been an active performer from a young age.
Violist Vivian Torres began her musical training at the age of 12.
Andres Felipe Candamil was born in Manizales (Caldas Colombia) in 1980.
Peruvian pianist Priscila Navarro performs solo recitals, major chamber works, and a large select
Amanda Diaz began studying music at the age of five.
Sheena Gutierrez is one of Bolivia’s promising young talents.
Scott O’Donnell comes from Endwell, NY, where he began studying the violin at the age of seven.
Born in Coro, Venezuela, Ericmar Perez began her violin studies through “El Sistema,” the interna
Timothy McCollum graduated from the University of Michigan with Bachelor of Music and Master of
Recently appointed to the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Dr.
Steve Bjella has performed throughout the United States, appearing both as soloist and in a vari
Angela Maleh is originally from Anchorage, Alaska.
Carol Naveira-Nicholson is a founding member of the Miami Symphony and has been principal flutist
Highly sought after as a soloist, chamber artist, and educator, mezzo-soprano Misty Leah Bermudez
For the past seven years, violist and attorney Gregory Falkenstein has made his home in greater M
Zachary Piper is a Pittsburgh area native who currently lives and performs in South Florida.
After growing up in Wausau, Wisconsin, cellist and SBCE director Michael Andrews attended the Uni
A native South Floridian, Tony Seepersad graduated from the University of Miami with Bachelor of
Beginning his viola studies at an early age in Venezuela, Rafael Ramirez became involved in class
Ciro Foderé, a former pianist with the New World Symphony, regularly performs chamber music and o
Japanese pianist Rie Tanaka started playing piano at the age three.
Venezuelan native and double bass player Alex Berti started playing in the Simon Bolivar Symphony
Sarah Schreffler is currently concertmaster of Musica Nova, an ensemble in Phoenix, Arizona, comm
Since his solo debut with Jovenes Arcos de Caracas at the age of seven, Oscar Soler has been invi
Bassist Cindy Blandino has a diverse background in both chamber music and the symphonic repertoir
Pianist Thomas Dickinson has performed across the United States and abroad in England, the Czech
Nancy Hambleton-Torrente grew up in Englishtown, New Jersey.
Born in Cuba, Al Torrente came to this country at age eleven and grew up in Miami, Florida, playi
Violist Renata Hornik, a native of Madison, Wisconsin, has received performance degrees from Kent
Licia Lucas was born in the Brazilian city of Itu, in the state of São Paulo.
Violinist Mei Mei Luo was assistant concertmaster of the Florida Philharmonic for two years.
Pianist Tao Lin’s appearances in Asia, North America and Europe have brought unanimous critical a
Canadian-American violist Laura Wilcox has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout
Huifang Chen, a native of Taiwan, earned her Bachelor of Music Degree from the Curtis Institute o
A native of Reno, Nevada, Dustin began his musical training at the age of eight studying the pian
Violist Richard Fleischman has performed in twenty countries around the world and has been acknow
Born in Pittsburgh, Melissa began violin at the age of three and studied at Duquesne University’s
Matthew Michelic enjoys a diverse musical career as a teacher and performing violist.
Molly Roseman serves as Assistant Professor of Piano at UW-Stevens Point.
Mara Beckman received her Bachelor of Arts in Piano from UW-Stevens Point and received her Master
Janet Clippard spent most of her musical career as the assistant principal bassist of the Florida
Pianist, percussionist, harpist and conductor, Michael Linville is currently Associate Dean and D
Andrew Logan is a recent graduate of the New World School of the Art's composition program.
Violist Dee Martz joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 1979 where s
Sara Usher has played and taught professionally in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past thirty