Department: community-school

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Roberta Garten received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in piano performance from the University of Southern California under Joanna Graudan and Nancy Bricard.
Piano Faculty
Upon her graduation from Juilliard, she won the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition Chopin Prize (New York), leading to her feature on WQXR’s Young Artist Showcase with Robert Sherman.
Headshot of Vardan Gasparyan standing in front of a window with a cello
Cello Faculty
Originally from Armenia, Gasparyan is a celebrated performer and recording artist now on faculty in the Community School of Performing Arts.
Clarinet Faculty, Music Director and Conductor, Colburn Orchestra
Strives for “total musicianship” and  has won the acclaim of both critics and audiences alike
Carmina Glicklich
Piano Instructor
Community School piano faculty, active adjudicator and clinician.
Cello Instructor
Jennifer Goss, cellist, is a native of California, where she received her training in the San Francisco Bay area from Margaret Rowell and Irene Sharp, and earned a BA in German and Music from Pacific Union College.