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ALUMNI NETWORK

Student & Alumni Profiles

Soloist Acme Quartet.jpg

composition

ACME Quartet

Composers

Soloist Adam Golka.jpg

orchestra

Adam Golka

Piano

Alumni Aidan Phipps.jpg

orchestra

Aidan Phipps

Bass, Season 50

Soloist Alan R Kay.jpg

chamber music

Alan R. Kay

Clarinet

Soloist Alex Sipiagin.jpg

composition

Alex Sipiagin

Composer

Soloist Alex Sopp.jpg

orchestra

Alex Sopp

Flute

Soloist Alicia Chapman.jpg

orchestra

Alicia Chapman

Oboe

Soloist Alisa Weilerstein.jpg

orchestra

Alisa Weilerstein

Cello

Soloist Amy Schwartz.jpg

chamber music

Amy Schwartz

Violin

Andre Watts Pianist

orchestra

André Watts

Piano

Soloist Andrew Litton.jpg

conducting

Andrew Litton

Conductor

Soloist Andrius Zlabys.jpg

orchestra

Andrius Zlabys

Piano

Soloist Andy Simionescu.png

orchestra

Andy Simionescu

Violin

Soloist Ann Hampton Callaway.jpg

jazz

Ann Hampton Callaway

Singer

Soloist Anne Akiko Meyers 0.png

orchestra

Anne Akiko Meyers

Violin

Soloist Anne Marie Mcdermott 0.jpg

chamber music

Anne-Marie McDermott

Piano

Soloist Anthony Mcgill.jpg

orchestra

Anthony McGill

Clarinet

Soloist Arlene Portney

orchestra

Arlene Portney

Piano

Soloist Benjamin Beilman.jpg

orchestra

Benjamin Beilman

Violin

Soloist Benjamin Grosvenor.jpg

orchestra

Benjamin Grosvenor

Piano

Alumni Benny Benack

jazz

Benny Benack

Trumpet

Soloist Brendan Faegre Composer.jpg

composition

Brendan Faegre

Composer

Soloist Brian Lynch.jpg

jazz

Brian Lynch

Trumpet

Soloist Brook Speltz.jpg

orchestra

Brook Speltz

Cello

Alumni Caroline Sonett.jpg

orchestra

Caroline Sonett

Flute, Seasons 48-50

Soloist Cecile Licad.jpg

orchestra

Cecile Licad

Piano

Soloist Cho Liang Lin 0.jpg

chamber music

Cho-Liang Lin

Violin

Soloist Christopher Green Armytage.jpg

orchestra

Christopher Green-Army

Piano

Soloist Conrad Herwig.jpg

jazz

Conrad Herwig

Trombone

Soloist Conrad Tao 0.jpg

orchestra

Conrad Tao

Piano

Alumni Coreisa Lee Flute.jpg

jazz

Coreisa Lee

Flute

Soloist Daniel Matsukawa.jpg

orchestra

Daniel Matsukawa

Bassoon

Soloist Daniel Phillips.jpg

chamber music

Daniel Phillips

Violin

Alumni Daniel Valentine 0.jpg

composition

Daniel Valentine

Composer, Seasons 48-51

Director David Alan Miller.jpg

orchestra

David Alan Miller

Director

Soloist David Geber.jpg

orchestra

David Geber

Cello

Soloist David Jolley.jpg

chamber music

David Jolley

Horn

Soloist David Shifrin.jpg

chamber music

David Shifrin

Clarinet

Soloist Dick Oatts.jpg

jazz

Dick Oatts

Saxophone

Soloist Donny Mccaslin.jpg

jazz

Donny McCaslin

Saxophone

Soloist Edward Arron.jpg

orchestra

Edward Arron

Cello

Soloist Efe Baltacigil.jpg

orchestra

Efe Baltacigil

Cello

Alumni Ejin Hur Violin.jpg

orchestra

Ejin Hur

Violin

Alumni Elena Ruehr

composition

Elena Ruehr

Composer

Soloist Elena Urioste 0.jpg

chamber music

Elena Urioste

Violin

Alumni Elizabeth Egan Composer Bassoon Contrabassoon.jpg

orchestra

Elizabeth Egan

Composer, Bassoon, Contrabassoon

Soloist Elmar Oliveria.jpg

orchestra

Elmar Oliveria

Violin

Soloist Emi Ohi Resnick.jpg

chamber music

Emi Ohi Resnick

Violin

Student Emma Milian Violin.jpg

chamber music

Emma Milian

Violin

Alumni Emma Toh Piano.jpg

chamber music

Emma Toh

Piano, Seasons 49-53

Soloist Eric Guinivan.jpg

composition

Eric Guinivan

Composer

Alumni Ethan Brown Cello.jpg

orchestra

Ethan Brown

Cello, Seasons 49-53

Soloist Eugenia Zukerman.jpg

orchestra

Eugenia Zukerman

Flute

Soloist Evan Hughes.jpg

chamber music

Evan Hughes

Bass-baritone

Soloist Eve Gigliotti.jpg

chamber music

Eve Gigliotti

Mezzo-soprano

Soloist Gabriel Banat.jpg

chamber music

Gabriel Banat

Violin

Soloist Gabriel Cabezas.jpg

orchestra

Gabriel Cabezas

Cello

Soloist Gary Graffman 0.jpg

chamber music

Gary Graffman

Piano

Soloist Gary Smulyan 0.jpg

jazz

Gary Smulyan

Baritone Saxophone

Soloist Genghis Barbie.jpg

chamber music

Genghis Barbie

French Horn

Soloist Geoffrey Keezer.jpg

jazz

Geoffrey Keezer

Piano

Soloist Geraldine Mcmillian.jpg

chamber music

Geraldine McMillian

Soprano

Soloist Giora Schmidt.jpg

orchestra

Giora Schmidt

Violin

Soloist Glenn Dicterow.jpg

orchestra

Glenn Dicterow

Violin

Soloist Gustavo Romero.jpg

orchestra

Gustavo Romero

Piano

Soloist Hahn Bin.jpg

orchestra

Hahn-Bin

Violin

Soloist Haochen Zhang.jpg

orchestra

Haochen Zhang

Piano

Soloist Hong Ying Ho.jpg

chamber music

Hong-Ying Ho

Violin

Alumni Ian Niederhoffer.jpg

chamber music

Ian Niederhoffer

Conductor

Soloist Ida Kavafian.jpg

chamber music

Ida Kavafian

Violin

Soloist Ingrid Jensen.jpg

jazz

Ingrid Jensen

Trumpet

Soloist James Deitz.jpg

orchestra

James Deitz

Percussion

Soloist Jane Monheit.jpg

jazz

Jane Monheit

Vocalist

Soloist Jay Campbell.jpg

orchestra

Jay Campbell

Cello

Soloist Jazimina Macneil.jpg

chamber music

Jazimina MacNeil

Opera

Soloist Jennifer Zetlan.jpg

chamber music

Jennifer Zetlan

Soprano

Alumni Jess Ting.jpg

orchestra

Jess Ting

Bass

Soloist Jessica Guideri.jpg

orchestra

Jessica Guideri

Violin

Soloist Jessica Jones.jpg

orchestra

Jessica Jones

Soprano

Alumni Jessica Ruiz

orchestra

Jessica Ruiz

Manager

Soloist Jim Mcneely.jpg

jazz

Jim McNeely

Piano

Soloist Jimmy Heath.jpg

jazz

Jimmy Heath

Saxophone

Soloist Joanne Choi.jpg

chamber music

Joanne Choi

Cello

Soloist Joe Locke.jpg

conducting

Joe Locke

Composer

Soloist John Browning.jpg

orchestra

John Browning

Piano

Soloist John Fedchock.jpg

jazz

John Fedchock

Trombone

Alumni Jonathan Mendelson.png

composition

Jonathan Mendelson

Composer

Soloist Jose Feghali.jpg

chamber music

Jose Feghali

Piano

Alumni Joseph Bousso.jpg

conducting

Joseph Bousso

Conductor

Student Joseph Morag Violin.jpg

orchestra

Joseph Morag

Violin

Soloist Joseph Swensen.jpg

composition

Joseph Swensen

Composer

Alumni Joshua Azenberg.jpg

orchestra

Joshua Azenberg

Percussion Principal, Season 50

Soloist Joshua Bell.jpg

orchestra

Joshua Bell

Violin

Alumni Joshua Butcher.jpg

orchestra

Joshua Butcher

Bassoon, Seasons 50-51

Director Joshua David Gersen.jpg

conducting

Joshua David Gersen

Conductor

Soloist Julie Bees.jpg

orchestra

Julie Bees

Piano

Student Jun Davinci Choi Violin.jpg

orchestra

Jun-Davinci Choi

Violin, Season 52

Student Kacey Fassett Saxophone.jpg

jazz

Kacey Fassett

Saxophone

Alumni Kamna Gupta.jpg

conducting

Kamna Gupta

Conductor

Soloist Karen Beluso.jpg

orchestra

Karen Beluso

Piano

Soloist Kate Lindsey.jpg

orchestra

Kate Lindsey

Mezzo-soprano

Alumni Kenneth Mirkin.jpg

orchestra

Kenneth Mirkin

Violin

Soloist Kurt Nikkanen.jpg

orchestra

Kurt Nikkanen

Violin

Soloist Lauren Flanigan.jpg

orchestra

Lauren Flanigan

Operatic Soprano

Soloist Lauren Wagner.jpg

orchestra

Lauren Wagner

Operatic Soprano

Soloist Lew Soloff.jpg

jazz

Lew Soloff

Trumpet

Soloist Lew Tabackin.jpg

chamber music

Lew Tabackin

Flute, Saxophone

Alumni Liam Fenlon Cello.jpg

orchestra

Liam Fenlon

Cello

Alumni Lo Wood.jpg

jazz

Lo Wood

Saxophone, Season 50-51

Soloist Louis Schwizgebel.jpg

orchestra

Louis Schwizgebel

Piano

Soloist Luis Bonilla.jpg

jazz

Luis Bonilla

Trombone

Alumni Luke Celenza.jpg

jazz

Luke Celenza

Piano

Alumni Majid Khaliq.jpg

orchestra

Majid Khaliq

Violin

Soloist Mandy Patinkin.jpg

musical theater songwriting

Mandy Patinkin

Singer

Soloist Marcus Printup.jpg

jazz

Marcus Printup

Trumpet

Alumni Marin Alsop.jpg

conducting

Marin Alsop

Conductor

Soloist Mark Peskanov.jpg

orchestra

Mark Peskanov

Violin

Soloist Martina Arroyo 0.jpg

orchestra

Martina Arroyo

Operatic Soprano

Soloist Marvin Stamm.jpg

jazz

Marvin Stamm

Trumpet

Soloist Mary Ann Hart.jpg

orchestra

Mary Ann Hart

Mezzo-soprano

Director Matt Holman.jpg

jazz

Matt Holman

Trumpet, Composer, Educator

Alumni Michael Bliss Saxophone.jpg

jazz

Michael Bliss

Saxophone

Soloist Michael Brown.jpg

composition

Michael Brown

Piano

Alumni Michael Dease.jpg

jazz

Michael Dease

Trombone

Soloist Michael Schachter Composer.jpg

composition

Michael Schachter

Composer

Soloist Michelle Kim.jpg

chamber music

Michelle Kim

Violin

Director Miguel Harth Bedoya.jpg

composition

Miguel Harth-Bedoya

Composer

Director Mischa Santora.jpg

orchestra

Mischa Santora

Director

Soloist Misha Dichter.jpg

orchestra

Misha Dichter

Piano

Soloist Myung Joo Ahn.jpg

orchestra

Myung-Joo Ahn

Flute

Soloist Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg.jpg

orchestra

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

Soloist

Soloist Natasha Paremski

orchestra

Natasha Paremski

Piano

Soloist New York Voices.jpg

jazz

New York Voices

Vocal Group

Soloist Ofra Harnoy.jpg

orchestra

Ofra Harnoy

Cello

Student Omar El Abidin Percussion.jpg

orchestra

Omar El-Abidin

Percussion

Soloist Orli Shaham.jpg

orchestra

Orli Shaham

Piano

Soloist Pamela Frank.jpeg

chamber music

Pamela Frank

Violin

Soloist Paquito D’rivera.jpg

jazz

Paquito D’Rivera

Saxophone

Director Paul Haas.jpg

conducting

Paul Haas

Conductor

Soloist Paul Neubauer.jpg

chamber music

Paul Neubauer

Viola

Soloist Peter Schickele.jpg

composition

Paul Schickele

Composer

Soloist Phil Woods.jpg

jazz

Phil Woods

Saxophone

Soloist Piavioclarello.png

chamber music

Piavioclarello

Chamber Group

Soloist Pleasure Law.jpg

chamber music

Pleasure is the Law

Chamber Group

Alumni Rachel Susser.jpg

orchestra

Rachel Susser

Flute

Soloist Regina Mushabac.jpg

orchestra

Regina Mushabac

Cello

Soloist Rich Perry.jpg

jazz

Rich Perry

Saxophone

Soloist Richard Stoltzman.jpg

orchestra

Richard Stoltzman

Clarinet

Soloist Robert Minczuk.jpg

conducting

Robert Minczuk

Conductor

Soloist Robin Eubanks.png

jazz

Robin Eubanks

Trombone

Director Ryan Keberle.jpg

jazz

Ryan Keberle

Director

Director Ryan Mcadams.jpg

conducting

Ryan McAdams

Conductor

Alumni Ryan Park Chan.jpg

jazz

Ryan Park-Chan

Saxophone

Alumni Sam Torres Composer Saxophone.jpg

jazz

Sam Torres

Composer, Seasons 49-51

Director Samuel Wong.jpg

conducting

Samuel Wong

Conductor

Soloist Samuel Z Solomon.jpg

composition

Samuel Z. Solomon

Percussionist

Soloist Sarah Beaty.jpg

orchestra

Sarah Beaty

Clarinet

Soloist Sarah Shafer.png

chamber music

Sarah Shafer

Soprano

Soloist Scott Wendholt.jpg

jazz

Scott Wendholt

Trumpet

Soloist Sean Jones.jpg

jazz

Sean Jones

Trumpet

Soloist Shanghai Quartet.jpg

chamber music

Shanghai Quartet

Chamber Ensembles

Soloist Simone Porter.jpg

chamber music

Simone Porter

Violin

Soloist Slide Hampton.jpg

jazz

Slide Hampton

Trombone

Student Soomin Chung Violin.jpg

orchestra

SooMin Chung

Violin

Soloist Stefon Harris.jpg

jazz

Stefon Harris

Vibraphonist

Soloist Steve Turre.jpg

jazz

Steve Turre

Trombone

Soloist Steve Wilson.jpg

jazz

Steve Wilson

Saxophone

Soloist Steven Lin.jpg

chamber music

Steven Lin

Piano

Soloist Stewart Goodyear.jpg

chamber music

Stewart Goodyear

Piano

Soloist Suzanne Morrison.jpg

jazz

Suzanne Morrison

Vocalist

Soloist Tamaki Kawakubo.jpg

chamber music

Tamaki Kawakubo

Violin

Soloist Tara Helen Oconnor.jpg

chamber music

Tara Helen O’Connor

Flute

Soloist Ted Lane.jpg

orchestra

Ted Lane

Clarinet

Soloist Terell Stafford.jpg

jazz

Terell Stafford

Trumpet

Soloist New York Choral Society.jpg

orchestra

The New York Choral Society

Symphonic Chorus

Alumni Theo Baer.jpg

composition

Theo Baer

Composer

Alumni Tim Rachbach Drummer.jpg

jazz

Tim Rachbach

Drummer

Alumni Timo Andres.jpg

chamber music

Timo Andres

Composer, Pianist

Alumni Tony Kadleck.jpg

jazz

Tony Kadleck

Trumpet

Soloist Vassily Primakov.jpg

orchestra

Vassily Primakov

Piano

Soloist Victor Goines.png

jazz

Victor Goines

Clarinet

Soloist Vitalij Kuprij.jpg

orchestra

Vitalij Kuprij

Piano

Soloist Vladimir Feltsman.jpg

orchestra

Vladimir Feltsman

Piano

Soloist Warren Vaché.jpg

jazz

Warren Vaché

Trumpet

Soloist William Harvey.jpg

orchestra

William Harvey

Violin

Wycliffe Gordon Nyys Alumni

jazz

Wycliffe Gordon

Trombone

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