IW FACULTY 2004

Judy Arthur. Awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy in Music Education from The Florida State School of Music in 2000 and also holds a Masters and Bachelors from that institution. Director of Choral Activities at Leon High School, in Tallahassee, Florida. Frequent clinician, choral adjudicator, and past president of the American Choral Directors Association Florida Chapter. Active in MENC, FMEA, and as District Chair for the Florida Vocal Association. Accompanies the Tallahassee Community Chorus, choral workshops and sessions.

PhotoJean Barr. Professor, Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music, Eastman School of Music. Concerts with Rostropovich, Fournier, Rejto, Toth. Accompanist for master classes of J. Heifetz, Piatigorsky, Primrose, Curtin. Has taught and performed throughout North America, Europe, Russia, Asia, Australia. Chair, Collaborative Performance Advisory Committee, MTNA.

PhotoDiane Birr. Piano Faculty, Ithaca College, NY. Collaborator in recitals and master classes throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recorded for Liscio, Crystal, Houston Publishing.

PhotoMarvin Blickenstaff. One of America's busiest teachers, performers, authors. Presenter of workshops and national MTNA convention sessions. Co-author of 36-book Music Pathways series. Piano Editor, Frederick Harris; co-publisher, Celebration Series; editorial board member, American Music Teacher, Keyboard Companion.

PhotoTony Caramia. Acclaimed throughout U.S., Europe, Australia, and New Zealand as jazz and ragtime concert and recording artist (Zebra Stripes, Live!, Nimble Fingered Gentleman), commissioned composer, clinician, historian, and author. Director, Piano Pedagogy Studies and Class Piano, Eastman School of Music.

Ronda Cole. One of America's leading Suzuki teachers and teacher-trainers. Director, Suzuki Pedagogy program, University of Maryland.

Photo Robert Culver. Professor of Viola and Head of String Education, University of Michigan. Former President, ASTA. Former instrumental teacher, Oregon public schools. Former violist, Rochester Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony. One of world's most active clinicians and conducting consultants. Author of Master Teacher Profile.

PhotoManuel Diaz. Professor of Violin and Viola at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA. Principal violist with Columbus and Macon Symphony Orchestras. An outstanding teacher and chamber music coach; student chamber ensembles under his direction have regularly been finalists in important national competitions.

Huguette Dreyfus. Internationally acclaimed harpsichordist, prize-winning recording artist. Expert on 17th-18th century French music. Professor Emeritus of Harpsichord at National Conservatories in Paris and Lyon.

PhotoRodney Eichenberger. Professor Emeritus of Choral Music, Florida State University. Has guest-conducted and lectured in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Europe, and numerous U.S. universities, conventions, and all-state choruses. Conducting video What They See Is What You Get (now in its 9th printing) and Enhancing Musicality Through Movement.

PhotoGarrett Fischbach. Student of Gerald Fischbach, Steven Shipps, Elaine Richey, George Neikrug, Yuri Mazurkevich, and Shmuel Ashkenasi, and members of the Vermeer Quartet, Muir Quartet, American Quartet, Guarneri Quartet, and Fine Arts Quartet. Former member of the National Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony. Currently violist withe The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Active violinist and violist, in New York City and abroad.

PhotoGerald Fischbach. Professor of Violin and Chair of Strings, University of Maryland. Former President, ASTA. Co-author of string methods Artistry in Strings and Viva Vibrato. Globe-trotting soloist, conductor, and presenter of workshops and master classes.

PhotoJody Graves. DMA, Eastman School of Music. Director of Piano Studies, Eastern Washington University. Active performer, teacher, adjudicator, and clinician. Especially interested in promoting concert art music, and creating unique ways to foster a collaborative experience between artist and listener.

PhotoBarry Green. Principal Bassist with the California Symphony and the Sun Valley Idaho Summer Symphony. Former Principal Bassist with the Cincinnati Symphony and Executive Director of the International Society of Bassists. Active soloist and teacher. Author of The Inner Game of Music and The Mastery of Music.

PhotoSuzanne Guy. Teacher and nationwide lecturer. Publications include two children's picture books (The Music Box and The Orchestra, The Orchestra!) and the popular FJH series of Expressive Etudes and Focus on Melody (co-authored with Victoria McArthur).

PhotoRuth Harte. Fellow and Professor, Royal Academy of Music, London. Recitals as solo and chamber musician, lecturer. Adjudicator, examiner, and mentor for teacher-training in Europe, Canada, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

PhotoMartha Hilley. Professor of Group Piano and Pedagogy, The University of Texas at Austin. Internationally acclaimed piano clinician, pedagogue, author. Winner of numerous awards for excellence in teaching.

PhotoJune Hinckley. Immedicate Past President, MENC. Music and Arts Education Specialist, Florida Department of Education. Past Chair, Consortium of National Arts Education Organizations. Co-author, National Standards for Music Education. Developer, Vision 2020, Future Directions in Music Education.

PhotoWilliam LaRue Jones. Head, Orchestral Studies, University of Iowa. Frequent guest conductor of professional, festival, and youth orchestras around the globe. Highly sought-after conducting teacher.

PhotoFernando Laires. Grand Master of the keyboard. Recipient of prestigious medals in three countries. Has toured on five continents and taught at major music schools in the U.S. and abroad. Judge at numerous international competitions, including the Van Cliburn, Tchaikovsky, Franz Liszt. Co-founder and President Emeritus, American Liszt Society.

PhotoEduard Melkus. The Dean of Baroque violinists. Discography of over 200 works includes many prize-winning recordings. Professor Emeritus of Violin, Vienna Academy. Director, Capella Academica. Author of many musicological articles. Past President, ESTA-Austria. 1985 ASTA International Award Winner.

PhotoFrançois Rabbath. The "Paganini of the Double Bass." Internationally renowned concert and recording artist, teacher, composer. His startlingly effective "New Technique" for contrabass is revolutionizing the way bass is played and taught around the world.

PhotoMarvin Rabin. One of the world's most respected string educators, youth orchestra conductors, and conductor educators. In demand on five continents as workshop presenter. Co-author, Guide to Orchestral Bowings through Musical Styles. ASTA Distinguished Service Award, 1975.

PhotoLou Rizzolo. Professor of Art, Western Michigan University. Internationally renowned art teacher, artist, juror. Co-facilitator, "Starr Earthwork," national peace site; founder: World Peace Arts Initiative; featured artist Best of Watercolor Book 1995, Artist/Researcher/Director, Creativity Education; Director, Michigan Millennium Project. Collections/Funders: Fetzer Institute, Starr Commonwealth, Michigan's Governors Millikin & Blanchard; Upjohn, Dow Corning, Ford and Kellogg Foundations. Named to Who's Who in American Art.

PhotoLinda Talbot Rizzolo. Numerous permanent collections: Gerald Ford Museum, Steelecase Corporation, Dow Corning Corporation. Guest lecturer/demonstrator and exhibits in Europe, U.S., and Canada. Also works in installation and multi-media performance.

PhotoJeffrey Solow. Professor of Violoncello and Chamber Music at Temple University, Philadelphia. B.A (Philosophy), UCLA; Phi Beta Kappa; studied with Gabor Rejto, Gregor Piatigorsky; member of The Amadeus Trio; guest at many chamber music festivals; two Grammy Award nominations.

PhotoIvan Straus. First Violin, Suk Quartet, Prague. Professor of Violin, Prague Conservatory of Music. Former President, ESTA-Czechoslovakia.

PhotoNelita True. Chair, Piano Department, Eastman School of Music. One of America's most celebrated piano teachers. First American musician invited as visiting professor in the Soviet Union. Concerts and master classes in the major capitals of Europe, China, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Russia, Iceland, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and nearly every state in US. Discography of over 100 works ranging from Scarlatti to contemporary works dedicated to her. Student of Gorodnitzki, Fleisher, Boulanger.

PhotoPhyllis Young. Professor of Cello and String Pedagogy, The University of Texas at Austin, where she holds the Parker C. Fielder Regents Professorship. Former President, ASTA, honored with ASTA's 2002 Paul Rolland Lifetime Achievement Award. Named Grande Dame du Violoncello, Indiana University's Eva Janzer Cello Memorial Award, 2001. Internationally acclaimed teacher, clinician, and author of the bestselling pedagogy books, Playing the String Game and The String Play. Served as director of University of Texas String Project for 35 years. Workshop presenter in most states, 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and south America.


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