Faculty


Chair, Music History, and Literature
A passionate “public” musicologist who has written and lectured extensively on opera, music in film, and classical music in contemporary culture.
Violin Instructor
Sherry Cadow was a student of Louise Behrend at Manhattan School of Music, where she received her B.M. She also studied extensively with Joseph Fuchs at Alfred Summer Chamber Music Institute in Alfred, New York.
Violin Instructor
Can Canbolat was born in İzmir, Turkey in 1990 and began his violin studies at the age of eleven under Kemal Toren, Concertmaster of the İzmir Opera and Ballet.
Chair, Modern and Creative Dance, Modern Dance Instructor
Tamsin Carlson is a graduate of the Arts Educational School, where she was awarded a college diploma, and London Contemporary Dance School, where she was awarded a diploma for her course work.
Conservatory Faculty
Composer, lyricist, pianist, radio producer and host of Classical KUSC, Los Angeles
Voice Faculty
Co-author of The Naked Voice: A Wholistic Approach to Singing who has sung with  Lyric Opera Cleveland, Utah Opera, Lyric Opera of New York, and more