Gunther Schuller
The truly gifted composer, conductor, arranger, performer and friend, at work creating the Birth of the Cool Suite for Joe Lovano's Blue Note CD, Streams of ...
Victor Rosenbaum
Victor Rosenbaum (born 1941) is an American composer, conductor and pianist.
Victor Rosenbaum was born in Indianapolis where he was under guidance from Elizabeth Brock and Martin Marks at both Bra...
Eliot Fisk
Eliot Fisk (born August 10, 1954 in Philadelphia) is an American classical guitarist and pedagogue.
After attending Jamesville-Dewitt High School in Dewitt, New York, Class of 1972, Fisk also stud...
Douglas Yeo
Douglas Yeo (born 1955 in Monterey, California) was bass trombonist in the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1985 to 2012, where he held the John Moors Cabot Bass Trombone Chair. He was also on the facul...
Ken Schaphorst
Ken Schaphorst (born May 24, 1960 in Abington, Pennsylvania) is a composer, performer, and educator currently chairing the Jazz Studies and Improvisation Department at the New England Conservatory in ...
Katja Andy
Katja Andy (May 23, 1907 – December 30, 2013) was a German-American classical pianist and piano professor.
Katja Andy was born as Käte Aschaffenburg on May 23, 1907, in Mönchengladbach, Germany. S...
Blanche Winogron
Blanche Winogron (1911 – November 22, 2002) was an American harpsichordist, pianist, and teacher.She taught at the Mannes College of Music from 1961 to 1969, and the New England Conservatory of Music ...
Harrison Keller
Harrison Keller (October 8, 1888 – March 13, 1979) was an American violinist and music educator.Keller was born in Delphos, Kansas, and began his violin studies at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas...
Oscar Martel
Oscar Martel (February 1848 – 1924) was a renowned Canadian violinist and violin teacher. Born in L'Assomption, Quebec, he received his earliest violin instruction from his grandfather, Pierre M...
Edward Zambara
Edward Zambara (1926, Vancouver, BC, Canada – August 7, 2007, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) was a Canadian-American bass-baritone singer and leading music educator. He studied opera with Boris Goldovsky...
Dorothy DeLay
Dorothy DeLay (March 31, 1917 – March 24, 2002) was an American violin instructor, primarily at the Juilliard School and University of CincinnatiShe was born in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
In addition...
Robin Eubanks
Robin Eubanks (born October 25, 1955) is an American jazz and jazz fusion slide trombonist, the brother of guitarist Kevin Eubanks and trumpeter Duane Eubanks. His uncles are jazz pianist Ray Bryant a...
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Carl McKinley
Carl K. McKinley (9 October 1895 in Yarmouth, Maine – 24 July 1966 in Centerville, Massachusetts) was an American composer of classical music. Born in Maine, he spent some time in Paris on a Guggenhei...
Arthur Berger
Arthur Victor Berger (May 15, 1912 – October 7, 2003) was an American composer who has been described as a New Mannerist.
Born in New York City, of Jewish descent, Berger studied as an undergradua...
Paul Katz
Paul Katz is an American cellist, who was a member of the Cleveland Quartet from 1969 to 1995. He and his wife, pianist Pei-Shan Lee, reside in Boston and teach at the New England Conservatory of Musi...
Frank Battisti
Frank Battisti is the Conductor Emeritus of the New England Conservatory of Music Wind Ensemble.
Battisti founded and conducted the NEC Wind Ensemble for 30 years. The ensemble is recognized as b...
Cecil McBee
Cecil McBee (born May 19, 1935) is an American post-bop jazz bassist, one of the most influential in the history of jazz. McBee has recorded as a leader only a handful of times since the 1970s, but ha...
George Whitefield Chadwick
George Whitefield Chadwick (November 13, 1854 – April 4, 1931) was an American composer. Along with Horatio Parker, Amy Beach, Arthur Foote, and Edward MacDowell, he was a representative composer of w...
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Bob Brookmeyer
Robert Edward Brookmeyer (December 19, 1929 – December 15, 2011) was an American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger, and composer. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Brookmeyer first gained widespre...
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Alfred De Sève
Alfred De Sève (May or June 1858 - 25 November 1927) was a Canadian violinist, composer, and music educator. His compositional output includes works for violin and piano, solo piano, and orchestra; ma...
Kim Kashkashian
Kim Kashkashian (born August 31, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) is a Grammy-award winning Armenian-American violist.
Kim Kashkashian was born of Armenian parents in Michigan. She studied the viola wit...
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John Douglas (conductor)
John Douglas (3 June 1956 – 12 July 2010) was an American conductor, voice teacher, vocal coach, and accompanist.
Born in Morgantown, West Virginia, Douglas graduated from Tates Creek High School ...
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Paula Robison
Paula Robison (born June 8, 1941) is a flutist and music teacher.Robison was recognized early as one of the great solo flutists of her generation, at a time when few if any had careers outside an orch...
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Danilo Pérez
Danilo Pérez (born 29 December 1965) is a Panamanian pianist and composer.
Danilo Pérez was born in Panama in 1965. He is considered one of the finest contemporary pianists and jazz composers of o...
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George Strong (composer)
George Templeton Strong (May 26, 1856 – June 27, 1948) was an American composer of classical music. His work has been described as Romantic. He moved to Vevey, Switzerland in 1897 and lived there and ...
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Jacques Zoon
Jacques Zoon (pronounced: /ʒak zoːn/; born 1961 in Heiloo, North Holland) is a Dutch flutist.
Following a gymnasium education in Alkmaar, Zoon studied flute at the Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amst...
Stephen Maxym
Stephen Maxym (July 17, 1915 – October 12, 2002) was an American bassoonist. Born in New York City, he attended the Institute of Musical Arts (now The Juilliard School) before Joining the Pittsburgh ...
Donald Palma
Donald Palma is a prominent classical double bassist, conductor, bass instructor, and educator of ensemble performance. He is a native of New York City, and is a graduate of the Juilliard School. Mr. ...