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Aldo Abreu

  • Historical Performance
  • Recorder
  • Chamber Music
  • Chamber Orchestras
  • Chair, Early Music, and Director, Baroque ensembles, Prep/SCE

As a performer on the recorder, Aldo Abreu has toured throughout the U.S., Europe, New Zealand, Central America, and his native Venezuela…

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Samuel Adams

  • Piano
  • Dept. Chair Emeritus

Samuel Adams created and directed NEC's School of Continuing Education and Summer School during his 25 years as an administrator, and was Chair of the SCE…

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Kenneth Amis

  • Tuba

Kenneth Amis was born and raised in Bermuda.  He began playing the piano at a young age and upon entering high school took up the tuba and…

Elizabeth Anker

  • Voice
  • Bach Arias for Singers and Instrumentalists

Contralto Elizabeth Anker sings Baroque oratorio, art songs, new music, opera, and a variety of non-classical styles.

Tucker Antell

  • Jazz

Tenor Saxophonist Tucker Antell performs and records with groups including the Fat City Band, Soul City Horns, Omar Thomas Big Band, the…

Nina Barwell

  • Flute

The New York Times wrote of Nina Barwell's debut recital in Carnegie Recital Hall that "her playing reflected the skill and…

Jonathan Bass

  • Piano

Pianist Jonathan Bass appears frequently throughout the United States as soloist and chamber musician.

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Daniel Bauch

  • Percussion (BSO)
  • Preparatory & Continuing Education Chair, Percussion

Daniel Bauch serves as the Assistant Principal Timpanist and Section Percussionist with the Boston Symphony.

Larry Bell

  • Composition
  • Chair, Composition

Recognized by The Chicago Tribune as "a major talent," composer Larry Bell has been awarded the Rome Prize, fellowships from the…

Julia Bernstein

  • Piano

B.M., M.M.

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Rebecca Bogers

  • Harp
  • Director, NEC Preparatory School

After several years as a member of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School administration and faculty, harpist Rebecca Bogers serves as…

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Ben Bolter

  • Conductor, Festival Youth Orchestra

 

Brendan Buckley

  • Voice (Preparatory & Continuing Education)

Tenor Brendan P. Buckley is a skilled and sought-after performer. Brendan can be heard in Cape Ann Opera’s recording of Robert J.

Michael Bukhman

  • Piano
  • Chamber Music

Pianist Michael Bukhman has concertized across the United States, Israel, Canada, Europe, and Japan, where he recently gave his Tokyo recital debut at Ginza…

Susan Calkins

Susan Calkins has been composing and teaching music for more than twenty years.

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Jennifer Caraluzzi

  • Chair, Voice (Preparatory School)
  • Voice (Continuing Education)

A native of Bethel, Connecticut, Jennifer Caraluzzi is a performer, educator and administrator.

Meghan Carye

  • Chair, Chamber Music
  • Cello
  • Chamber Music

Meghan Carye is an active cellist and music educator in the Greater Boston Area.  She began her musical training at New England…

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Cristi Catt

  • Contemporary Improvisation, Voice
  • Contemporary Improvisation
  • Director, Medieval Folk Roots Ensemble

Cristi Catt is a soloist and chamber musician who specializes in mixing contemporary, world, folk and medieval music.

Gloria Chien

  • Piano

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Ya-Fei Chuang

  • Piano
  • Piano Interpretation & Performance Seminar

In addition to her work as a studio instructor, Ya-Fei Chuang has designed the

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Jean Danton

  • Voice

Soprano Jean Danton’s artistry has led to acclaimed performances throughout the United States in oratorio, opera, recitals, musical theatre…

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Lyle Davidson

  • Music Theory
  • Music-in-Education
  • Chair, Music Theory

Lyle Davidson conducts research in music and cognition, pedagogy, and assessment; and is a founding member of the Conservatory Laboratory Charter School.

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Jacqueline DeVoe

  • Flute
  • Chamber Music

Flutist Jacqueline DeVoe is an active freelance musician throughout New England and is equally dedicated to teaching flute and chamber music.

Brian Diehl

  • Trombone
  • Chamber Music

After graduating from the Interlochen Arts Academy (where he received the Fine Arts Award for Brass) trombonist Brian L.

Alexei Doohovskoy

  • Trombone

Alexei Doohovskoy is an active New England area freelance trombonist and music educator. He is a member of both the Rhode Island Philharmonic and the…

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Tatyana Dudochkin

  • Piano

Tatyana Dudochkin, a distinguished pianist and teacher who chairs the Piano Ensemble program at New England Conservatory's Preparatory…

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Dominique Eade

  • Jazz Studies
  • Contemporary Improvisation
  • Continuing Education Jazz
  • Jazz Lab

Dominique Eade has been a featured vocalist and composer in the Boston Globe Jazz Festival, the Jazz in Toulon Festival in France, the…

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Eli Epstein

  • Horn
  • Chair, Brass
  • Director, Youth Brass Ensemble
  • Chamber Music
  • The Entrepreneurial Musician
  • Entrepreneurial Musicianship

Acclaimed for his "glowing sound," "facility," and "lyrical freedom," Eli Epstein is a sought-after horn player, educator, and conductor.

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David Eure

  • Jazz

David Eure currently teaches jazz violin at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education. Eure…

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Emmanuel Feldman

  • Cello

Hailed by John Williams, Grammy award winning composer and conductor as “an outstanding cellist and truly dedicated artist,” Emmanuel Feldman

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John Ferrillo

  • Oboe (BSO principal)

Massachusetts native John Ferrillo is currently principal oboist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, where he occupies the Mildred B.

Gary Fieldman

  • Jazz

Percussionist, composer and music educator Gary Fieldman is active in the Boston, Massachusetts area and is creative in a wide and eclectic…

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Constantine Finehouse

  • Piano
  • Piano Duo

Pianist Constantine Finehouse has been praised by Rhein Main Presse Allgemeine Zeitung, for his "interpretations of depth and…

Frances Conover Fitch

  • Harpsichord
  • Early Music

Frances Conover Fitch has toured extensively in North America and Europe, and recorded for Swiss, German, Dutch, and French National Radio as well as for…

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Joseph Foley

  • Trumpet

Joseph Damian Foley has been principal trumpet of the Rhode Island Philharmonic since 1990, and was recently appointed Principal Trumpet of…

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D'Anna Fortunato

  • Voice

Mezzo-soprano D'Anna Fortunato has long been an admired favorite on the American orchestral-concert scene, while establishing herself as a…

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Susanne Friedrich

  • Cello
  • Chamber Music

Susanne Friedrich was born in Vienna, Austria, and received her cello training at the Vienna Conservatory, studying with Victor Görlich and…

Amy Galluzzo

  • Violin
  • Chamber Music

Violinist Amy Galluzzo, a native of Kansas, moved to Great Britain where she began her violin studies and won a competition where a piece by composer…

Martin F. Gardiner

  • Sightreading

Music and brain research are the two principal areas in which Dr. Martin F. Gardiner has trained and practiced.

Janice Giampa

  • Opera Studio, Summer Opera Studio
  • Opera Ensemble Skills
  • Dramatic Coaching of Songs and Arias

Janice Giampa has been an active singer and teacher in the Boston area for over 25 years.

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John Gibbons

  • Historical Performance
  • Chamber Music
  • Director, NEC Bach Ensemble
  • Harpsichord

A distinguished keyboard artist and founding member of the Boston Museum Trio, John Gibbons has performed as harpsichord and fortepiano…

Nick Grondin

  • Jazz

An experienced performer and award-winning composer, Nick Grondin has presented his music to audiences throughout the U.S.

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Thomas Handel

  • Chair, D.M.A. program
  • Music History & Musicology
  • Organ Class for Non-Majors (College)
  • Organ (Preparatory & Continuing Education)

Thomas Handel maintains a varied career as an administrator, teacher, and performer.

Julia Hawkins

  • Piano

Julia Hawkins has been a dedicated teacher of students of all ages for over forty years, and has taught at the NEC Preparatory School for…

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Jason Horowitz

  • Chamber Music (BSO)
  • Violin (BSO)
  • Orchestral Repertoire (BSO)

Jason Horowitz joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the start of the 2006 Pops season.

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Hermann Hudde

  • Music History & Literature

Hermann Hudde has published articles and reviews at Harvard Review for Latin America, Revista Musical Chilena (University of Chile),…

Eugene Kaminsky

  • Piano
  • Chamber Music

Born in the former USSR, Eugene Kaminsky received his Bachelor Degree at Rubin Academy of Music in Tel-Aviv (Israel), and his Master of…

Lilit Karapetian-Shougarian

  • Piano

Lilit Karapetian-Shougarian has performed extensively in her native Armenia and the former Soviet Union, as well as internationally.

Eyran Katsenelenbogen

  • Jazz
  • Improvisation (Classical)

Master pianist Eyran Katsenelenbogen continues to thrill and inspire audiences throughout the world.

Charlotte Kaufman

  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
  • Chamber Music

Charlotte Kaufman is dedicated to the teaching of adult students who wish to pursue instrumental study as an avocation and enrichment of…

Peter Kenagy

  • Jazz

Jazz trumpeter Peter Kenagy's music has been called elegant and adventurous, both modern and rooted in tradition, with a sound all its own…

Fredericka King

  • Piano
  • Piano Classes

Fredericka King, pianist, has been praised for her lyricism, expressiveness, beautiful warmth of tone and outstanding technique.

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Alexander Korsantia

  • Piano

Pianist Alexander Korsantia has won great critical acclaim for his versatility, power and the unique sincerity of his playing.

Valentina Lass

  • Piano
  • Chamber Music

Valentina Lass earned her M.M. from Moscow State Conservatory in piano performance and piano pedagogy.

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Jerry Leake

  • Jazz Studies
  • Contemporary Improvisation
  • West African Drumming, Singing, Movement

Jerry Leake is co-founder of the acclaimed world-music ensemble Natraj, whose four recordings feature his diverse percussion talents.

Sabrina Learman

  • Voice

Sabrina Learman began her training in acting while spending summers in San Francisco, attending the American Conservatory and Attic…

Jeanie Lee

  • Piano

Born in Seoul, Korea, Jeanie Lee made her international debut at age 12 with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

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Julianne Lee

  • Violin (BSO acting assistant concertmaster)

Julianne Lee has a distinctive career as both a violinist and violist, appearing frequently as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral…

Mark Lee

  • Chair, Voice (Continuing Education)
  • Voice (Preparatory School)

Mark Lee’s earliest musical training was rooted in the American sacred music traditions of the mid-western United States.

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Brian Levy

  • Jazz Studies
  • Music History & Musicology (College)

Jazz saxophonist Brian Levy received his Ph.D.

Timothy Lienhard

  • Director, Jazz Lab
  • Trombone
  • Improvisation
  • Ensemble Coaching

Tim Lienhard is a trombonist and composer who serves as the director of New England Conservatory's summer program, Jazz Lab, where students…

Jessica Lizak

  • Flute

Flutist Dr.

Paige Dashner Long

  • Director, Summer Metropolitan Flute Festival Orchestra

Paige Dashner Long is an internationally recognized flute choir director and contrabass flutist.

Paula Majerfeld

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Chamber Music

Paula Majerfeld, violinist/violist, has appeared throughout the United States as guest soloist with the Colorado and Jefferson Symphonies,…

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Lautaro Mantilla

  • Chair, Contemporary Improvisation (Preparatory & Continuing Education)
  • Guitar (Preparatory & Continuing Education)

Lautaro Mantilla is a guitarist, composer, and improviser from Bogota, Colombia. He has a B.A.

Heath Marlow

  • Chair, Center for Professional Development and Performing Arts Leadership

Heath Marlow, chair of the Center for Professional Development and Performing Arts Leadership, previously directed NEC's Sistema Fellows…

David J. Martins

  • Assistant Chair, Woodwinds and Woodwind Chamber Music
  • Clarinet

With a dual career as a performer and conductor, David J. Martins balances orchestral and chamber venues with an active teaching and conducting schedule.

Ellen Michaud Martins

  • Chair, Woodwinds and Woodwind Chamber Music
  • Horn

Ellen Michaud Martins received her Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance from the University of Lowell, College of Music.

Katherine Matasy

  • Clarinet
  • Chamber Music

One of the Boston area’s most versatile musicians, Katherine Matasy has been described by The Boston Globe as “a musician of depth and…

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Margaret McAllister

  • Music Theory

Margaret McAllister, a composer member and Co-President of Composers in Red Sneakers, has composed music for many different genres,…

Margo McGowan

  • Clarinet

Margo McGowan is principal clarinet with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and second clarinet with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra.

Julia McKenzie

  • Early Music

Julia McKenzie enjoys a varied musical life playing violin in assorted styles, settings, and ensembles in and around Boston.

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Rick McLaughlin

  • Jazz
  • Jazz Lab

Rick McLaughlin’s work has been heard all over the world.

Austin McMahon

  • Jazz

Austin McMahon currently leads ensembles and teaches private drum-set lessons for the jazz department of New England Conservatory’s Preparatory and…

Craig McNutt

  • Percussion

Known for his distinctive style and thoughtful musicianship, timpanist/percussionist Craig McNutt has become a vital performer in the realm…

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Zaira Meneses

  • Guitar
  • Boston GuitarFest

From an early age, Zaira Meneses began studying both classical guitar and voice and appearing frequently in a wide variety of venues both…

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Efstratios Minakakis

  • Music Theory, Composition
  • Music Theory (Continuing Education)

Stratis Minakakis is a Greek composer and conductor.

Peter Moffett

  • Jazz Lab
  • Percussion
  • Ensemble Coaching

Peter Moffett is a freelance touring drummer, a member of NEC’s Development staff, and music educator in Boston and Central Massachusetts.

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Joe Morris

  • Jazz Studies
  • Contemporary Improvisation
  • Jazz Lab

Originally from New Haven, Conn., guitarist and composer Joe Morris began playing in 1969 and is self-taught.

Vanessa Morris

  • Jazz

Vanessa Morris’ unique sound is a blend of many influences, ranging from Betty Carter and Nina Simone to Antonio Jobim and Al Green.

James Mosher

  • Horn
  • Chamber Music

James Mosher has taught horn and chamber music at New England Conservatory Preparatory School since 2006.

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Mai Motobuchi

  • Viola
  • Borromeo String Quartet, quartet-in-residence

Violist Mai Motobuchi joined the Borromeo String Quartet in August 2000.

Arun Nadgir

  • Piano

Pianist Arunesh Nadgir has performed as soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Europe, and Asia.  The winner of the Eastman Piano Concerto…

Deborah Nemko

  • Piano

Deborah Nemko is Professor of Music at Bridgewater State University and faculty member of New England Conservatory’s Piano Preparatory and…

Thomas Oesterling

  • Voice

Tenor Thomas Oesterling is heard frequently on the opera and concert stage in the Boston area.

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Carol Ou

  • Chamber Music (College, Preparatory, Continuing Education)
  • Assistant Chair, Strings (Continuing Education)
  • Cello (Preparatory & Continuing Education)

A versatile artist, cellist Carol Ou is known for her “fiery, marvelous” and “meltingly melodic outpourings” (Boston Globe) and…

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Sam Ou

  • Cello
  • Chamber Music
  • Assistant Chair, Strings
  • Cello

Praised for his "impassioned performance" (Boston Globe) and playing "with remarkable ease and clarity, while maintaining a graceful—if vociferous…

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Jason Palmer

  • Jazz Lab

Jason Palmer is the newest member of Blue Note recording artist Greg Osby's group The Greg Osby Five.

Konstantinos Papadakis

  • Piano

Born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Konstantinos Papadakis has performed in recitals and has collaborated with chamber ensembles and…

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Heng-Jin Park

  • Piano
  • Chamber Music
  • The Boston Trio, ensemble-in-residence

Heng-Jin Park has been praised by Richard Dyer in the Boston Globe as "A centered musician with uncommon control over the sonorous possibilities of…

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Charles Peltz

  • Director of Wind Ensemble Activities
  • Wind Ensemble Conducting
  • Conductors Forum

Besides his work with wind ensembles, Charles Peltz is music director of the Glens Falls Symphony, and has conducted symphony orchestras…

Robert Pettipaw

  • Trumpet
  • Chamber Music
  • Chair, Brass

B.M. (Boston University); M.M.

Ellen Polansky

  • Piano

B.M.

Roberto Poli

  • Piano

Venetian pianist Roberto Poli began his musical studies at age twelve under Giorgio Vianello, a pupil of Ferruccio Busoni's disciple Gino…

Kelly Powers

  • Jazz

Kelly Powers is a pianist, composer and improviser based in New York City.

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Kenneth Radnofsky

  • Saxophone
  • Chamber Music

Saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky has appeared as soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles throughout the world, including the Leipzig…

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Magdalena Suchecka Richter

  • Chair, Strings
  • Violin
  • String Pedagogy

 

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Jean Rife

  • Assistant Chair, Chamber Music
  • Horn
  • Yoga for Musicians
  • Horn

Jean Rife is a prize-winning soloist and chamber musician.

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A. Ramón Rivera

  • Piano (Preparatory School)
  • Piano Seminars (Preparatory School)
  • Piano Pedagogy (College)

B.M., M.M. (NEC); studies with J.M.

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Marilyn Roth

  • Chair, Piano
  • Piano

Marilyn Roth has spent a life in teaching young adults and children, dedicated to nurturing artistry, love of music, and love of the piano…

David Rubinstein

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Chamber Music

David Rubinstein has played as a substitute violist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops, touring Europe, South America, Asia, and the…

Clara Sandler

  • Voice

Clara Sandler, mezzo-soprano, a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, feels at home in a wide range of styles, from opera, oratorio and…

Stephen Savage

  • Music Theory

Stephen Savage was a faculty member at Berklee College of Music for five years (1975-1980), where he taught theory, counterpoint, figured bass, composition,…

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Ken Schaphorst

  • Chair, Jazz Studies
  • Director, NEC Jazz Orchestra
  • Jazz Lab

A founding member of the Boston-based Jazz Composers Alliance, an organization in the tradition of jazz composer-directed ensembles dedicated to the…

Sergey Schepkin

  • Piano

The Russian-American pianist Sergey Schepkin has performed around the globe, from the United States to Russia to Japan to New Zealand.

Dan Schmunk

  • Director, School of Continuing Education

Daniel Schmunk, Director of New England Conservatory’s School of Continuing Education, the adult extension school of the conservatory, is a life-long…

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Larry Scripp

  • Chair, Music-in-Education
  • Music Theory
  • 
Director, Research Center for Learning Through Music
  • Music-in-Education

Larry Scripp, Ed.D., heads NEC's Music-in-Education program and Research Center for Learning Through Music.

Jennifer Sgroe

  • Voice

Jennifer Sgroe began her musical career in dance and musical theater before moving into the operatic repertoire.

Richard Shaughnessy

  • Clarinet
  • Chamber Music

Clarinetist Richard Shaughnessy has enjoyed great success as a teacher of clarinet and chamber music to students of all ages.

Shane Simpson

  • Music Theory

Elizabeth Skavish

  • Piano

A member of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School faculty since 1998, Elizabeth Skavish teaches Piano, Piano Sight-reading and…

Brooke Sofferman

  • Jazz

Brooke Sofferman is a jazz percussionist and composer.

Jamie Stewardson

  • Jazz

Jamie Stewardson is a jazz guitarist.

Abby Swidler

  • Contemporary Improvisation

Aaron Trant

  • Percussion

Alexei Tsiganov

  • Jazz

Alexei Tsiganov was born in Leningrad (now St.

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Aimee Tsuchiya

  • Piano
  • Piano for Singers
  • Chair, Piano and Collaborative Piano

Pianist Aimee Tsuchiya teaches piano and "Piano for Singers" in NEC's Preparatory School, and is chair of piano and collaborative piano in…

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John Tyson

  • Historical Performance
  • Recorder
  • Chamber Music
  • Instructor, Renaissance Ensemble

John Tyson is a winner of the Bodky International Competition, the Noah Greenberg Award, and a former student of Frans Brüggen.

Devin Ulibarri

  • Chair, Guitar (Preparatory School & Continuing Education)

Devin Ulibarri is a versatile musician, passionate educator, and avid scholar.

Janet Underhill

  • Bassoon

Hailing from British Columbia, Canada, Janet Underhill has been a bassoonist, teacher, conductor and administrator in the Boston area for…

Zebediah Upton

  • Trumpet

Mieko Van Haeren

  • Violin

Mieko van Haeren has been actively teaching at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School for the past three decades. Ms.

Dana Lynne Varga

  • Voice

Praised for her "stunning voice", soprano Dana Lynne Varga (formerly Dana Schnitzer) continues to amass accolades for her numerous operatic roles that…

Sophie Vilker

  • Violin

Sophie Vilker graduated from the Gnesin Academy of  Music in Moscow. Her principal teachers were Yuri Yurovetsky and Gregory Gamburg.

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Jayne West

  • Voice

Soprano Jayne West has performed with many of the country's leading orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, National Symphony,…

Barbara Winchester

  • Voice
  • Chamber Music
  • Voice Classes

Barbara Winchester, Soprano, has performed extensively in opera and oratorio in the Boston area with many leading groups, including the Boston…

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Lawrence Wolfe

  • Double Bass (BSO assistant principal)

Lawrence Wolfe is assistant principal bass of the BSO and principal bass of the Boston Pops.

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Randy Wong

  • Music-in-Education (College)
  • Chair, Music-in-Education (Continuing Education)
  • Faculty Advisor, MusicLaunch Program at Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center

Randy Wong, Ed.M, CFRE is a nationally respected program developer, educational researcher, and arts administrator, specializing in the…

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Daniel Wyneken

  • Opera Studies
  • Chair & Music Director, CE Opera Studio
  • Voice Classes

A member of the college opera faculty, Daniel Wyneken is also music director of NEC’s School of Continuing Education Opera Studio, which runs during …

Esther Ning Yau

  • Chamber Music
  • Piano Duo

Pianist Esther Ning Yau is a native of Hong Kong and an avid chamber musician.

Joel Yennior

  • Jazz

Joel Yennior is a trombonist, composer, and educator currently residing in the greater Boston area.

Liana Zaretsky

  • Violin
  • Viola

Liana Zaretsky was born in Moscow, Russia. A few years after her family immigrated to the U.S. and landed in Boston, MA, Liana started violin lessons.

John Ziarko

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Chamber Music

Graduate, Boston University; violin with Roman Totenberg; viola with Eugene Lehner; assistant principal viola, Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra;…

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David Zoffer

  • Chair, Jazz
  • Jazz Lab
  • Contemporary Improvisation

David Zoffer is a multi-instrumentalist whose principal instrument is piano.