Garnett Bruce
Garnett Bruce (born 1967) is a prominent American opera director.Bruce began his training as a choirboy at the Washington National Cathedral while he attended St. Albans School (Washington, DC). After...
Virgil Fox
Virgil Keel Fox (May 3, 1912 in Princeton, Illinois – October 25, 1980 in Palm Beach, Florida) was an American organist, known especially for his flamboyant "Heavy Organ" concerts of the music o...
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Pamela Frank
Pamela Frank (born June 20, 1967) is an American violinist, with an active international career across a varied range of performing activity. Her musicianship was recognized in 1999 with the Avery Fis...
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...
Manuel Barrueco
Manuel Barrueco (pronounced Mah-noo-éhl Bah-roo-éh-koh) (born 1952) is a Cuban classical guitarist. During three decades of concertizing, he has performed across the United States from the New World S...
William Ifor Jones
William Ifor Jones (January 23, 1900 – November 11, 1988), was a Welsh conductor and organist. Born into a large coal-mining family and raised in Merthyr Tydfil, Jones studied at the Royal Acade...
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Diran Alexanian
Diran Alexanian (Armenian: Տիրան Ալեքսանեան) (1881, Constantinople – 1954, Chamonix, France) was an Armenian cello teacher. He studied cello with Friedrich Grützmacher in Leipzig, as well as...
Douglas Allanbrook
Douglas Allanbrook (April 1, 1921 – January 29, 2003) was an American composer, concert pianist and harpsichordist. He was associated with a group of mid-twentieth century Boston composers who were st...
Kevin Puts
Kevin Matthew Puts (born January 3, 1972) is an American composer who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for his first opera.
Puts was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Alma, Michigan He studi...
Nicholas Maw
John Nicholas Maw (5 November 1935 – 19 May 2009) was a British composer.
Born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, Maw was the son of Clarence Frederick Maw and Hilda Ellen Chambers. He attended the ...
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George Frederick Boyle
George Frederick Boyle (June 29, 1886 – June 20, 1948) was an Australian, later American pianist, composer and pedagogue. He came to the United States in 1910 and remained there until ...
Marin Alsop
Marin Alsop (born October 16, 1956) is an American conductor and violinist. She is the music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and principal conductor of the São Paulo State Symphony Orches...
Richard Franko Goldman
Richard Franko Goldman (December 7, 1910 – January 19, 1980)was a conductor, educator, author, music critic, and composer.Born Richard Henry Maibrunn Goldman (Maibrunn being his mother's family ...
Judith Lang Zaimont
Judith Lang Zaimont was born on November 8, 1945, in Memphis Tennessee. Her career includes prominent roles as pianist, performer, educator, and composer.
Both Judith Lang Zaimont and her sister...
Peter Mennin
Peter Mennin (born Mennini) (May 17, 1923, Erie, Pennsylvania – June 17, 1983, New York City) was an American composer and teacher of Italian descent. He directed the Peabody Conservatory in Ba...
Barry Tuckwell
Barry Emmanuel Tuckwell AC, OBE (born 5 March 1931), is an Australian horn player who has spent most of his professional life in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Barry Tuckwell was born o...
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Leon Fleisher
Leon Fleisher (born July 23, 1928) is an American pianist and conductor.
Fleisher was born in San Francisco into a poor Jewish family, to immigrant parents from Eastern Europe. His father's busin...
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Joel Puckett
Joel Puckett (born June 27, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American composer. He comes from a musical family; his father was a classical tubist and in his retirement still plays dixie-land jazz gigs...
Ronald Caltabiano
Ronald Caltabiano (born December 7, 1959) is an American arts administrator and composer of contemporary classical music, with his music showing elements of modernism and romanticism.He holds B.M., M....
John Walker (organist)
John C. Walker, more familiarly known as John Walker, is an American concert organist, choirmaster, and CD recording artist. He is also president of the American Guild of Organists, elected in May 2...
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Moshe Cotel
Moshe Cotel (February 20, 1943 – October 24, 2008) was a pianist and composer whose music was strongly influenced by his Jewish roots. Cotel moved from his Jewish roots to focus on music for most of h...
Asger Hamerik
Asger Hamerik (Hammerich) (April 8, 1843 – July 13, 1923), was a Danish composer of classical music.
Born in Frederiksberg (near Copenhagen), he studied music with J.P.E. Hartmann and Niels Gade...
Ingrid Jensen
Ingrid Jensen (born January 12, 1966, in North Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian jazz trumpet player.Jensen is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and Malaspina University in Nanaimo, ...
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John Shirley-Quirk
John Stanton Shirley-Quirk CBE (28 August 1931 – 7 April 2014) was an English bass-baritone. A member of the English Opera Group during 1964–76, he gave premiere performances of several...
Edward Palanker
Edward Palanker is an American clarinetist and university professor.
Mr. Palanker graduated from The Manhattan School of Music and attended the Mannes College of Music. His principal clarinet teac...
Robert van Sice
Robert van Sice is an American percussionist and marimba player. He has toured and recorded extensively, currently teaches at the Yale School of Music and the Peabody Conservatory of Music, and was r...
Gustav Meier
Gustav Meier is the director of the Orchestra Conducting Program at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. He is also Music Director of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra in Con...
Marina Piccinini
Marina Piccinini (born 1968) is an Italian American virtuoso flautist. She is noted for her performances of compositions by Mozart and Bach, and has performed with many of the world's top orchestras a...
Anthony McGill
Anthony McGill is the principal clarinetist for the New York Philharmonic, after having served for a decade as principal clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. McGill is originally from Chicag...
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Karen Tuttle
Karen Tuttle (March 28, 1920 – December 16, 2010) was an American viola teacher, famous for her "coordination" technique, which emphasizes being comfortable while playing the instrument. She was orig...