Faculty

String Faculty

Martin Beaver, Violin
Robert Lipsett, Violin
Paul Coletti, Viola*
Clive Greensmith, Cello
Peter Lloyd, Double Bass
JoAnn Turovsky, Harp
Geraldine Walther, Interim Director of Chamber Music
Nathan Cole, Orchestral Repertoire for Violin
Benjamin Ullery, Orchestral Repertoire for Viola
Ben Hong, Orchestral Repertoire for Cello

* Viola Applicants: Thank you for your interest in the Colburn School. Our viola professor, Paul Coletti, will be departing from the faculty this year. We have begun an international search for a successor to join our distinguished faculty in the fall of 2022, and we will keep applicants informed when we have an announcement. We encourage you to continue your application as we will still be accepting violas this year. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Office of Admissions at admissions@colburnschool.edu.
 

Woodwind Faculty

James Walker, Flute
Mingjia Liu, Oboe*
Yehuda Gilad, Clarinet
Richard Beene, Bassoon

*Oboe Applicants: Thank you for your interest in the Colburn School. Our oboe professor, Mingjia Liu, will be departing from the faculty this year. We have begun a search for a successor to join our distinguished faculty in the fall of 2022, and we will keep applicants informed when we have an announcement. We encourage you to continue your application as we will still be accepting oboists this year. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Office of Admissions at admissions@colburnschool.edu.
 

Brass and Percussion Faculty

Andrew Bain, Horn
James Wilt, Trumpet
David Rejano Cantero, Trombone
Doug Tornquist, Interim Tuba
Ted Atkatz, Percussion
 

Piano Faculty

Fabio Bidini, Piano
 

Conducting Faculty

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conducting
 

Ensembles

Ted Atkatz, Contemporary Ensemble
Yehuda Gilad, Music Director and Conductor, Colburn Orchestra
Ian Pritchard, Baroque Ensemble
 

Academic Faculty

Louise Borden, English for Non-Native Speakers
Kristi Brown-Montesano, Chair, Music History and Literature
Alan Chapman, Music Theory and Ear Training
Joan Christodoulou, Humanities
Ryan Darke, Music Pedagogy
Thomas Kotcheff, Music Theory and Ear Training
Jeff Kryka, Music Theory and Ear Training
Tiffany Kuo, Music History and Literature; Humanities
Brian Langsbard, Music Technology
Jeffrey Lavner, Keyboard Harmony
Liviu Marinescu, Music Theory and Ear Training
Régulo Martínez-Antón, Keyboard Repertoire
Noah Meites, Music Theory and Ear Training
Jordan Nelson, Chair, Music Theory and Ear Training
Michael Patzia, Humanities
Jeffrey Parola, Music Theory
Sean Pessin, Humanities
Ian Pritchard, Music History and Literature
Gwen Robertson, Humanities
Deborah Smith, Library Director and Director of Academic Programs
Douglas Smith, Chair, Humanities
Mina Yang, Humanities
Janice Ying, Healthy Musician
Nathanial Zeisler, Career Development and Pedagogy