Faculty


Viola Faculty
Prolific violist with a career spanning over 30 years as a performer, composer, conductor, professor and recording artist
Dance Accompanist
M.F.A. and B.F.A., Music Performance Drum Set and World Percussion, California Institute of the Arts. Started playing drums at age eleven and began Classical Percussion lessons at age 16.
James Conlon
James Conlon, one of today’s most versatile and respected conductors, has cultivated a vast symphonic, operatic and choral repertoire.
Dean, Community School of Performing Arts
Leader with over 25 years of experience, who embraces a collaborative approach to management and is committed to building and maintaining musical communities
Katherine Cowgill wearing a blouse and smiling in front of a window. She has very long hair.
Ballet Instructor
Katherine Cowgill began her ballet training at Minnesota Dance Theater in Minneapolis under the training of Lise Houlton and Marjorie Thompson, learning a strong basis of classical ballet technique and contemporary dance.
Music Pedagogy Faculty
Trumpeter Ryan Darke enjoys a diverse career as a performer and educator.