Faculty

Early Childhood Education

Reagan Brasch
Suzuki, Violin & Viola Faculty; Coordinator: Suzuki Early Childhood Education
HCD Music
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John Feierabend
Artistic Director: First Steps in Music
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Connie Greenwood
Lead Teacher: First Steps in Music
HCD Music
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Alexandra Hadden
Suzuki Violin Faculty; Suzuki Early Childhood Education
HCD Music
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David Madsen
Suzuki Early Childhood Education; Suzuki Guitar
HCD Music
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Rachel Ciccone
First Steps in Music
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Donna Ngai
Suzuki Violin; Suzuki Early Childhood Education
HCD Music
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Ensembles

Glen Adsit
Professor, Director of Bands; Conductor: Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble (GHYWE) Director
Instrumental Studies
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Vanessa Bond
Associate Professor of Music Education; Education Director and Prelude Choir Conductor: Connecticut Children's Chorus
HCD Music
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Cathryn Cummings
Horn; Coordinator: Chamber Music Winds & Brass
HCD Music
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Dan D'Addio
Conductor: Capitol Symphonic Winds; Conductor: Connecticut Youth Symphony
HCD Music
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Melinda Daetsch
Suzuki & Traditional Violin and Viola; Coordinator: Chamber Music Strings; Music Skills Specialist: Viola
Instrumental Studies
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Emmett Drake
Conductor: Suzuki Orchestras; Conductor: Opus 89'; Composition and Voice Faculty
HCD Music
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Jennifer Fijal-Brevik
Voice Faculty; Conductor: Adult Chamber Choir
HCD Music
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Alan Francis
Clarinet Faculty; Conductor: Philharmonia Winds; Conductor: Harmony Winds
HCD Music
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David Kramer
Conductor: Sinfonia & Stringendo String Orchestras
HCD Music
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Malgosia Lis
Suzuki Piano; Coordinator: Chamber Music Piano
HCD Music
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Jaroslaw Lis
Chamber Music Coach
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Gabriel Lofvall
Men's Choir Conductor: Connecticut Children's Chorus
HCD Music
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Karla McClain
Canticum Choir Conductor: Connecticut Children's Chorus
HCD Music
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Meredith Neumann
Director: Connecticut Children's Chorus, Concert Choir, Women's Choir
HCD Music
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Paul Pierce
Conductor: Virtuosi String Orchestra
HCD Music
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Mark Singleton
Primi Voci Conductor: Connecticut Children's Chorus
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Lauren Torres Lambert
Overture Choir Director: Connecticut Children's Chorus
HCD Music
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Jenna Valliere
Concert Choir Assistant: Connecticut Children's Chorus
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Adaptive Music

Jacqueline Smith
Suzuki Piano; Prism Project, Director
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Heather J. Wagner
Adaptive Music Lessons
HCD Music
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Bass

Susan Powell
Suzuki & Traditional Bass
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Brass

Haim Avitsur
Trombone Faculty, Associate Professor of Trombone
HCD Music
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Katherine Bonner-Russo
Tuba and Euphonium Faculty
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Marshall Brown
Trombone Faculty
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Nancy Brown
Trumpet Faculty
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Cathryn Cummings
Horn; Coordinator: Chamber Music Winds & Brass
HCD Music
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Walter Gibson
Hartt Instrument and Performance Library; Tuba & Euphonium Faculty
Dean's Office
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Barbara Hill
Horn; Dept. Head: Winds, Brass, Percussion; Artist Teacher
HCD Music
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Jordan Jacobson
Trombone; Jazz Studies
HCD Music
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Jamie Marci
Horn Faculty
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Matthew Russo
Trombone
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Phil Snedecor
Associate Professor of Trumpet; Trumpet Faculty
HCD Music
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John Charles Thomas
Trumpet; Jazz Studies
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David Wharton
Trumpet
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Cello

Blake Brasch
Suzuki & Cello Faculty
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Pablo Issa
Suzuki & Traditional Cello Faculty
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Laura Kane
Traditional Cello
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Rajan Kapoor
Traditional Cello
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Katie Kennedy
Suzuki Cello
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Susan Robison
Traditional Cello
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Harmon Steiner
Suzuki; Cello
HCD Music
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Mihai Tetel
Traditional Cello; Associate Professor of Cello
Instrumental Studies
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Composition and Theory

Emmett Drake
Conductor: Suzuki Orchestras; Conductor: Opus 89'; Composition and Voice Faculty
HCD Music
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Jessica Rudman
Dept. Head: Composition & Musicianship; Director: Hartt Preparatory Academy
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Ertan Sener
Composition & Musicianship; Percussion
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Esther Shuyue Cao
Chinese Music Tradition Instructor
HCD Music
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Guitar, Banjo, and Harp

Susan Knapp Thomas
Harp Faculty; Artist Teacher
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David Madsen
Suzuki Early Childhood Education; Suzuki Guitar
HCD Music
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Jim Rickevicius
Suzuki & Traditional Guitar
HCD Music
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Joseph Van Doran
Guitar Faculty
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Jazz Studies

Steven Bulmer
Bass; Jazz Studies
HCD Music
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Gonzalo Cortes
Flute; Jazz Studies
HCD Music
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Ken Fischer
Piano; Jazz Studies
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Jordan Jacobson
Trombone; Jazz Studies
HCD Music
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Doug Maher
Guitar; Jazz Studies
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Joseph McCarthy
Percussion; Jazz Studies
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Luke Nelson
Artistic Director: Jazz and Popular Music Institute
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John Charles Thomas
Trumpet; Jazz Studies
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Percussion

Jianpeng Feng
Percussion Faculty
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Ertan Sener
Composition & Musicianship; Percussion
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Kevin Thompson
Percussion
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Benjamin Toth
Percussion Faculty; Professor of Percussion; Chair, Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion
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Elliot Wallace
Percussion
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Piano, Organ, and Harpsichord

Tamila Azadaliyeva
Suzuki and Traditional Piano
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Gregory Babal
Assistant Professor of Piano; Traditional Piano
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Edward Bolkovac
Piano Faculty; Primrose Fuller Professor of Choral Music
Vocal
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Sima Brodsky
Piano Faculty
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Zhong Chen
Traditional Piano Faculty
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Barbara Johnson
Hartt Academic Advisor; Suzuki and Traditional Piano; Artist Teacher of Piano
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Anchie Donn
Traditional Piano Faculty
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Margreet Francis
Assistant Professor of Piano; Program Chair: Piano; Dept. Head: Traditional Piano
HCD Music
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Anna Grudskaya
Suzuki and Traditional Piano Faculty
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Roberta Jordao
Suzuki and Traditional Piano
HCD Music
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Bella Keyzner
Traditional Piano
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Sooran Lee
Traditional Piano
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Malgosia Lis
Suzuki Piano; Coordinator: Chamber Music Piano
HCD Music
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Kamilla Mammedova
Traditional Piano; Artist Teacher, Piano Department
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Nina Miller
Suzuki & Traditional Piano
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Ariel Nathanson
Traditional Piano
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Lizbeth Seidel
Traditional Piano
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Pi-Hsun Shih
Traditional Piano
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Dina Simanovich
Traditional Piano; Collaborative Pianist: Dance
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Arthur Villar
Traditional & Suzuki Piano
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David Westfall
Traditional Piano; Associate Professor of Piano
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Ruriko Wheeler
Traditional Piano
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Viola

Reagan Brasch
Suzuki, Violin & Viola Faculty; Coordinator: Suzuki Early Childhood Education
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Nicholas Citro
Traditional Violin & Viola Faculty
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Melinda Daetsch
Suzuki & Traditional Violin and Viola; Coordinator: Chamber Music Strings; Music Skills Specialist: Viola
Instrumental Studies
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Lee Hadden
Suzuki Violin & Viola Faculty
HCD Music
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Steve Larson
Traditional Viola & Violin; Senior Artist Teacher in Viola
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Gabriel Remillard
Suzuki & Traditional Viola
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Sarah Washburn
Traditional Violin & Viola; Dept. Head: Traditional Strings
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Michael Wheeler
Traditional Violin & Viola
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Violin

Reagan Brasch
Suzuki, Violin & Viola Faculty; Coordinator: Suzuki Early Childhood Education
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Nicholas Citro
Traditional Violin & Viola Faculty
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Melinda Daetsch
Suzuki & Traditional Violin and Viola; Coordinator: Chamber Music Strings; Music Skills Specialist: Viola
Instrumental Studies
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Teri Einfeldt
Suzuki Violin; Dept. Head: Suzuki Program; Music Skills Specialist in Suzuki Pedagogy
Instrumental Studies
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Liz Fay
Suzuki Violin Faculty
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Christie Felsing
Suzuki Violin Faculty
Instrumental Studies
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Eugenio Figueroa
Suzuki Violin Faculty
HCD Music
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Alexandra Hadden
Suzuki Violin Faculty; Suzuki Early Childhood Education
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Lee Hadden
Suzuki Violin & Viola Faculty
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Samantha Hiller Drake
Suzuki Violin Faculty
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Janet Jacobson
Tradtional Violin Faculty
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Steve Larson
Traditional Viola & Violin; Senior Artist Teacher in Viola
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Donna Ngai
Suzuki Violin; Suzuki Early Childhood Education
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Emlyn Ngai
Traditional Violin; Artist Teacher of Violin
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Deborah Tyler
Traditional Violin
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Katalin Viszmeg
Traditional Violin
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Sarah Warren
Traditional Violin
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Sarah Washburn
Traditional Violin & Viola; Dept. Head: Traditional Strings
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Michael Wheeler
Traditional Violin & Viola
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Gail Yaffe
Suzuki Reading Specialist
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Hyeyung Yoon
Traditional Violin
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Voice

Nancy Andersen
Adjunct Professor of Music; Dept. Head: Voice
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Kelly Boudreaux
Voice Faculty
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Daniel Brevik
Voice Faculty
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Michelle Murray Fiertek
Voice Faculty; Artist Teacher
Vocal
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Jennifer Fijal-Brevik
Voice Faculty; Conductor: Adult Chamber Choir
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Craig Hart
Voice Faculty
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Dana Kephart
Voice
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Susan Mardinly
Voice
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Janelle Robinson
Voice Faculty; Artist Teacher
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Woodwinds

Curt Blood
Clarinet Faculty, Senior Artist Teacher
Instrumental Studies
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Alan Francis
Clarinet Faculty; Conductor: Philharmonia Winds; Conductor: Harmony Winds
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Barbara Hopkins
Suzuki & Traditional Flute Faculty
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Charles Huang
Artist Teacher, Oboe
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James Kleiner
Clarinet
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Alexander Kollias
Clarinet
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Kristen Powell
Bassoon
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Perry Roth
Saxophone
Jackie McLean Jazz Studies Division
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Greig Shearer
Flute Faculty, Music Skills Specialist, Suzuki & Traditional Flute; Senior Artist Teacher
Instrumental Studies
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Andrew Studenski
Saxophone
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Scott Switzer
Bassoon
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Collaborative Pianists

Martha Banzhaf
Accompanist
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Gaylien Chun
Collaborative Pianist: Music
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Sam Horan
Collaborative Pianist: Dance
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Cathy Lord
Collaborative Pianist: Music & Dance
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Barbara Robbins
Accompanist
Vocal
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Stephen Scarlato
Accompanist
Vocal
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Ruth Sovronsky
Accompanist - Suzuki
HCD Music
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Yoshino Toi
Accompanist - Suzuki
HCD Music
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Elisabeth Tomczyk
Accompanist - Suzuki
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Frank Viola
Suzuki Accompanist
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Tim Wallace
Collaborative Pianist: Dance
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