Faculty Bios

Piano

Alan Feinberg
Performances with the Chicago and Montreal Symphonies, Cleveland Orchestra, New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics, London Philharmonia; festivals include Edinburgh, Brescia Bergamo, Geneva, Budapest, St. Petersburg; leading exponent of American piano music; four Grammy nominations; recordings for Decca; former faculty, Eastman School.

Yuri Kim
Performances with conductors Levi, Oyama, and with Atlanta, Virginia, KBS Symphonies, Sejong Soloists; recitals in Weill, Merkin, Alice Tully Halls; festivals include Merano (Italy), Round Top, Summer Piano Institute at New Paltz; faculty, Mannes.

HaeSun Paik
Top prizes, Queen Elisabeth, Leeds, Kapell, Tchaikovsky Competitions; performances with Boston, National, KBS and NHK Symphonies, Munich and Moscow Philharmonics, and in Carnegie, Alice Tully Halls, Kennedy Center; festivals include Beethoven (Munich), Montpelier (France), Beijing, Orford; faculty Cleveland Institute, Catholic University of Daegu (Korea).

Thomas Sauer
Perfomances in Carnegie, Alice Tully Halls, Library of Congress, Kennedy Center, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Wigmore Hall; collaborations with Colin Carr, Brentano Quartet; festivals include Marlboro, Chamber Music Northwest, Caramoor, Music@Menlo, Portland, Seattle, Taos; faculty, Mannes, Vassar College.

Strings

Serena Canin
Winner, Naumburg Chamber Music Award; founding second violinist, Brentano String Quartet; performances at Carnegie, Alice Tully, Wigmore Halls, 92nd Street Y; collaborations with Peter Serkin, Mitsuko Uchida; festivals include Aspen, Caramoor, Edinburgh, Marlboro; faculty, Princeton University.

Ara Gregorian
Member, Concertante; performances in Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Kennedy Center, and Shanghai, Beijing, Tel Aviv, and Helsinki; festivals include Storioni (Holland), Casals (Puerto Rico), Bard, Bravo! Vail Valley, Santa Fe; founder and director, Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival; faculty, East Carolina University.

Michael Kannen
Member, Apollo Trio and Context; winner, Cleveland Quartet Award; collaborations with Steven Isserlis, Robert Levin, Mitsuko Uchida, Donald Weilerstein; festivals include Chamber Music Northwest, Taos, Yellow Barn; Director of Chamber Music, Peabody.

Mark Steinberg  
Winner, Naumburg Chamber Music Award and Cleveland Quartet Award; founding first violinist, Brentano String Quartet; performances with Los Angeles Philharmonic and in Carnegie, Alice Tully and Wigmore Halls; collaborations with Richard Goode, Mitsuko Uchida; faculty, Mannes and Princeton.

 
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