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Gerardo Ribeiro
Violin, Chamber Music
Gerardo Ribeiro has appeared throughout the world as featured soloist with major orchestras including the Philadelphia and Gulbenkian Orchestras...


Ann Setzer
Violin, Chamber Music
Ann Setzer received her M.M. degree under a fellowship at the Juilliard School and her D.M.A. at SUNY-Stony Brook where she was granted a quartet fellowship.


Sally Thomas
Violin
Sally Thomas received her B.S. and M.S. degree at the Juilliard School where she studied with Ivan Galamian.


Ivan Ženatý
Violin, Chamber Music
Music critics, audiences and musicians are calling Ivan Ženatý one of the most important European violinists. View Ivan Ženatý's 2019-2020 concert schedule: www.ivanzenaty.com/schedule


Patricia McCarty
Viola, Chamber Music
An active proponent of the solo viola, Patricia McCarty has performed in Europe, Japan, Australia, Venezuela and throughout North America, appearing as soloist...


Hans JensenHans Jørgen Jensen
Cello
Hans Jørgen Jensen received a Soloist Diploma from the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark as a student of Asger Lund Christiansen and studied with Leonard Rose...



Julia Lichten
Cello, Chamber Music
A longtime resident of New York, Ms. Lichten enjoys a varied career as soloist, chamber musician and teacher in the New York City area and beyond.



Eric LarsenEric Larsen

Director
Meadowmount Director, Eric Larsen, has been heard in the major concert halls of Europe, South America, Russia, Asia and the United States...


Dmitri Vorobiev
Piano, Chamber Music
Meadowmount alumnus Dmitri Vorobiev is an Associate Professor of Piano at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.


Kikuei Ikeda
Chamber Music
Kikuei Ikeda, violinist, was born in Yokosuka, Japan. He studied at the Toho Academy of Music with Saburo Sumi and Josef Gingold, as well as chamber music...


Steven Rochen
Chamber Music
Steven Rochen has worked for many years as a violin and viola teacher, conductor, composer and chamber music coach.


2020 Guest Artists and Career Specialists


Daniel Avshalomov
Viola, Chamber Music Master Classes
Daniel Avshalomov, violist of the American String Quartet, was recently hailed by Strad magazine as "one of the finest occupants of that chair, both instrumentally and musically, of any quartet now active"...


David Geber
Cello, Master Class
David Geber, cello, holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Juilliard School and has been a recipient of numerous cello and chamber music awards...


Alexander Kerr
Violin, Master Class
Alexander Kerr’s expressive and charismatic style has made him one of the most accomplished and versatile violinists on the international music scene today...


Todd Phillips
Violin, Master Classes
Violinist Todd Phillips is a founding member of the highly acclaimed Orion String Quartet and serves on the violin and chamber music faculties of the Mannes College of Music and the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.


Elmar Oliveira
Violin, Master Classes
Elmar Oliveira is an American violinist whose remarkable combination of impeccable artistry and old-world elegance sets him apart as one of our most celebrated living artists.


Wei Yu
Cello, Master Class
Wei Yu, principal Cello of the James C. Gordon Chair, of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Before joining the DSO, Wei was a member of the New York Philharmonic for seven seasons.


From The Top Auditions

'From The Top' Radio Show Auditions for students under the age of 18 are held each year at Meadowmount.


Robyn Avalon
Alexander Technique, weeks 1-4

Director of Alexander Technique Teacher Training Programs and has over 30 years of experience, working with professional performing artists, Olympic athletes and equestrians, fitness professionals, fine artists, medical professionals and more worldwide.


Collaborative Piano Staff

The collaborative piano staff consists of respected professional pianists from major conservatories and universities across the United States. As seasoned performers, they are available to guide you through rehearsals and various performance situations. Your tuition includes all rehearsals and performances with the staff.


Cecilia Lo-Chien Kao

Cecilia Lo-Chien Kao has worked as a staff accompanist at the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University and the Townsend School of Music at Mercer University in Georgia.


Polina Khatsko

Polina Khatsko is a staff pianist at the University of North Carolina School for the Arts and the Wake Forest University School of Music.


Chien-Lin Lu

Chien-Lin Lu has been under the tutelage of Anne Epperson since 2013, working toward his Doctorate in Collaborative Piano at University of Texas at Austin.


Bo-Kyung Park

Bo-Kyung Park is a collaborative pianist at the Juilliard School and former staff collaborative pianist at the State University of New York, Purchase College.


Alexei Ulitin

Alexei Ulitin is a post-doctoral scholar at Rowan University. A native of Kiev, Ukraine, he actively performs as a collaborative artist and a soloist.


Liang-Yu Wang

Ms. Wang is currently on faculty at Western Illinois University School of Music where she has served as both the artistic coordinator and the featured artist of the WIU Beethoven Festival.


Musicians Health and Wellness

Michael Fergot, Certified Yoga Instructor
Kristen Hatch, Massage & Physical Therapist

Additional Offerings:

Annual Conservatory Fair
Yoga Classes
Body Alignment
Performance Anxiety
Massage by Appointment
Physical Therapy by Appointment


"I had a wonderful time at Meadowmount last summer! When I returned home, my private teacher was very impressed with my technical improvement and could hardly get over the difference in my growth as a musician. My Meadowmount teachers were wonderful!"
- Meadowmount student


2019 Guest Artists and Career Specialists


Lydia ArtymiwLydia Artymiw
Piano, Master Classes
A highly acclaimed soloist and chamber musician, Ms. Artymiw is the Distinguished McKnight Professor of Piano at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Ms. Artymiw will perform in the Faculty Chamber Music Concert on June 28.


Daniel Avshalomov
Viola, Chamber Music Master Classes
Daniel Avshalomov, violist of the American String Quartet, was recently hailed by Strad magazine as "one of the finest occupants of that chair, both instrumentally and musically, of any quartet now active"...


James EhnesJames Ehnes
Violin, Master Class
Meadowmount alumnus James Ehnes has established himself as one of the foremost violinists of his generation.


Ehnes QuartetEhnes Quartet
Benefit Concert
Hailed as “an important new force in the chamber music arena” with a “dream-team line-up” (Strings), the Ehnes Quartet is comprised of four internationally renowned string musicians: violinists James Ehnes and Amy Schwartz Moretti, violist Richard O’Neill, and cellist Edward Arron.


Lynn Harrell
Cello, Master Class
A consummate soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, conductor and teacher, his work throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia has placed him in the highest echelon of today’s performing artists.

Watch Memories of Meadowmount with Lynn Harrell.


Ani Kavafian
Violin, Master Class
Meadowmount alumna Ani Kavafian enjoys a prolific career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.


Jeffrey Solow
Cello, Master Class
Recognized worldwide as an outstanding teacher, Jeffrey Solow has presented master classes throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Europe, Asia and South America and he is professor of cello and chamber music at Temple University’s Esther Boyer College of Music and Dance.


Dmitri Vorobiev
Piano, Master Class
Meadowmount alumnus Dmitri Vorobiev is an Associate Professor of Piano at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.


2018 Guest Artists and Career Specialists

Daniel Avshalomov
Viola, Chamber Music Master Classes
Daniel Avshalomov, violist of the American String Quartet, was recently hailed by Strad magazine as "one of the finest occupants of that chair, both instrumentally and musically, of any quartet now active"

James Ehnes
Violin, Master Class
Meadowmount alumnus James Ehnes has established himself as one of the foremost violinists of his generation.

Lynn Harrell
Cello, Benefit Concert
A consummate soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, conductor and teacher, his work throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia has placed him in the highest echelon of today’s performing artists.

Julia Lichten
Cello, Master Class
Soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, Julia Lichten, will perform in the Faculty Chamber Music Concert.

Daniel Phillips
Violin, Chamber Music Master Class
Violinist and Meadowmount Alumnus Daniel Phillips is a founding member of the Orion String Quartet and enjoys a versatile career as a soloist and teacher.

Josef Špaček
Violin, Master Class, Chamber Music Concert with Meadowmount Students
Meadowmount alumnus Josef Špaček is fast emerging as one of the most accomplished violinists of his generation.

Asaf Zohar
Piano
Asaf Zohar teaches as Professor of Piano at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel-Aviv University, where he is the chairman of the piano department.

2017 Benefit Concert

The new Sally G. Thomas Recreation Center was announced at the 2017 Benefit Concert

Building Fund donations can be made here:
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Hans Jensen Video

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Master Class Highlights 2017

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