Faculty

Department: music-academy

Violin Faculty, Academy Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Margaret Batjer, a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, has served as concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra since 1998. Throughout her successful career as soloist, chamber musician, teacher, and concertmaster, she has established herself as a versatile and respected artist worldwide.
Violin and Chamber Music Faculty
First Violin of the world-renowned Tokyo String Quartet and world-renowned violinist
Bassoon Faculty, Conservatory Dean Emeritus and Chair of Winds and Percussion
Teacher, soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer
Violin Faculty
In 2010, Ms. Belen founded Center Stage Strings, a summer camp and performance festival for gifted young musicians. Ms. Belen plays on a 1709 Alessandro Gagliano violin from the Mandell Collection of Southern California.
Piano Faculty and Carol Colburn Grigor Piano Chair
One of the most important pianists and pedagogues who has won many top prizes worldwide
Chair, Ed & Mari Edelman Chamber Music Institute, Viola Instructor
A dedicated educator, Ms. Coletti is Chair of the Ed and Mari Edelman Chamber Music Institute at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts, and teaches viola at Colburn’s Community School of Performing Arts and Music Academy.