ELIZABETH CHANG, violinist, has established a multifaceted career as performer, teacher, and arts administrator. She has given solo recitals and master classes (more…)


NARDO POY, violist  has been a member of the world-renowned Orpheus Chamber Orchestra since 1978 and also performs with a number of ensembles, among them the  (more…)



MAUREEN MCDERMOTT, critically acclaimed cellist, made her New York recital debut in 1987 at Carnegie Recital Hall.  Since that time, she has performed in such (more…)


MARIKO KANEDA, pianist, began her studies in Geneva, Switzerland and later was accepted to the Paris Conservatoire where she was graduated with the Premier Prix. (more…)


DAVID NIWA, violinist, has extensive performing career including feature appearances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony, the Symphony Orchestra of the Curtis Institute, (more…)


ALISSA LEISER, pianist, is recognized as both a soloist and collaborative artist of technical skill and interpretive command.  She has performed at Alice Tully Hall (more…)

DAVID E. SCHNEIDER is the Andrew W. Professor of Music at Amherst College where he has taught music history, theory, and chamber music since 1997. He is the author of Bartók,  (more…)