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A. Ramón Rivera

A. Ramón Rivera has taught piano at The Rivers School Conservatory since 1977.  He is Director Emeritus of RSC and former Director of New England Conservatory’s Preparatory School.  Mr. Rivera co-founded the RSC Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young in 1977 and serves as the chair of NEC’s Preparatory Piano Seminars, as well as […]

Alexander Badalov

Alexander Badalov received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Cello Performance from the Tbilisi College of Music, his PhD from Tbilisi State Conservatory, and an Artist Diploma from the Longy School of Music. He also received a Kodaly Method Certification Level I from the New England Conservatory. He has since performed many times with the Cape […]

Alexei Doohovskoy

Alexei Doohovskoy has taught trombone at RSC since 2008.  A native of Massachusetts, he is a member of the Orchestra of Indian Hill and the Rhode Island Philharmonic.  He has toured nationally with the Empire Brass and the Boston Pops.  Mr. Doohovskoy is also on the music faculty at Rhode Island College and Brown University. […]

Ana Sorina Popa

Ana Sorina Popa, piano, is the Chair of the Theory Department at RSC and on faculty at Stonehill College.  She holds a BM from New England Conservatory and a MM and DMA from Boston University with a dissertation titled: You Become What You Practice: Application of Tai Chi Principles to Piano Playing. a.popa@rivers.org

Anne Hooper Webb

Anne Hooper Webb teaches violin, viola and Scottish fiddle. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Music at the Mannes College of Music, studying with violinists William Kroll and Raphael Bronstein. She played for nine years in Europe, with the Camerata Academica, Salzburg and with Sinfonieorchester Graunke. She is a member of Pro Arte Chamber […]

Ben Schwendener

Ben Schwendener sustains a unique voice in creative music and pedagogy, and is a leading authority on George Russell’s Lydian Chromatic Concept. A critically acclaimed pianist/composer, he has written for numerous ensembles, dance and film, and performs in the U.S. and internationally. Schwendener has released eight CDs to date, and published 2 volumes of original […]

Bill Jones

Bill Jones received a BM in Music Education from the University of New Hampshire and a Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance at New England Conservatory. Bill has studied with such notable teachers as: John McNeil, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Charlie Banacos, Bob Gullotti, and Hal Crook. He performs in the Boston area with Jeff Galindo, […]

Catherine O’Kelly

Classical guitarist Catherine O’Kelly performs both as a soloist and in a duo with flutist Arielle Burke.  A former Suzuki student herself since the age of six, Catherine teaches most of her students through the Suzuki method.  In 2013 she earned her MM in guitar performance at The Hartt School in West Hartford, CT, where […]

Chris Veilleux

Chris Veilleux teaches saxophone and jazz ensembles at RSC. He is also faculty member and Woodwind Department Coordinator at the Brookline Music School as well as a clarinet faculty for Making Music Matters, a program dedicated to teaching music in the Boston Public Schools. Chris co-leads the sax, guitar, and drums trio Industrious Noise (Creative Nation […]

Christopher Memoli

Christopher Memoli is the Music Director of the Rivers Youth Orchestra program and conducts the Rivers Youth Symphony Orchestra.  Mr. Memoli also serves as the Director of Music for the Weston Public Schools where he supervises the K-12 music program and teaches high school band and orchestra.  He holds a Bachelor of Music Education and Master […]

Cynthia Meyers

Cynthia Meyers  is the piccolo player of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and has served as the principal flutist of the Omaha Symphony and the principal piccolo of the Houston Symphony.  She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Master of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music. c.meyers@rivers.org

Dan Loschen

Dan Loschen is a graduate of Oberlin and New England Conservatories.  He is assistant chair of the Jazz Department at the Rivers School Conservatory, where he teaches many piano students in both jazz and classical genres, as well as coaches jazz ensembles and teaching music theory.  In addition, he is the music director and arranger […]

Dan Shaud

Dan Shaud is Co-Director of the Upper School Orchestra and Middle School Chamber Ensemble, and is the Coordinator for the Conservatory Program. In addition, he teaches music theory, solfège, and chamber music classes, and has been the horn instructor at RSC since 1999. He is a founding member of the new music group Know Orchestra and […]

David J. Tierney

David provides the artistic and administrative leadership for both The Rivers School Conservatory and the Performing Arts Department at The Rivers School. He also conducts The Rivers Symphony Orchestra, a community orchestra sponsored by the RSC. Prior to coming to Rivers in 1993, he taught at Lasell College, Boston College, and Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School. […]

David Martins

Conductor David Martins is the music director of the University of Massachusetts Lowell Wind Ensemble and the Boston University Wind Ensemble. He is the founding music director of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensembles, conducting the senior division for over a decade, including performances at Carnegie Hall. He is also Music Director Emeritus of […]

David Tobin

David Tobin is on the piano, Music Box, theory and chamber music faculty at RSC. David performs as solo recitalist, chamber musician, and accompanist and has been music director of the Charlestown Working Theater, organist and choir director, and music director forSouth Station, a 12 piece show band.David received a Bachelor of Arts in music from […]

Deborah Yardley Beers

Deborah Yardley Beers has performed as piano soloist with five symphony orchestras, including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. She earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Colorado, and also studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hannover, Germany, […]

Donna Ames

Donna Ames, who teaches private voice at RSC, received an advanced performance degree from Boston University’s Opera Institute. She has apprenticed with both Chautauqua Opera and with the San Francisco Opera in the coveted Merola Opera Program. Ms. Ames is also on the singing faculty of The Institute of Advanced Theater Training at American Repertory […]

Ed Fritton

Ed Fritton is the principal bassoonist with North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra, Salem Philharmonic Orchestra, and freelances with other ensembles throughout New England.  He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Indiana University in music performance.  Ed also teaches private lessons for bassoon in the Lexington Public School System. e.fritton@rivers.org

Emmanuel Feldman

Emmanuel Feldman, cello, has performed as a soloist with the Boston Pops, Nashville Chamber Orchestra, New England String Ensemble, and many others.  He was invited to participate in the Marlboro Music Festival and has performed with Gilbert Kalish, Robert Levin, Marcus Thompson, David Deveau, Borromeo String Quartet, and pop/jazz artist Bobby McFerrin.  His solo CD […]

Erin Lindsey

Erin Lindsey serves as the Co-Chair of the Piano Department at Rivers as well as the Artist in Residence and the Chair of the Piano Department at the Community Music Center of Boston.  Ms. Lindsey’s piano students have won top prizes at international competitions, including the Prague International Young Pianists Competition and the Taipei Chopin […]

Ethel Farny

Ethel Farny is Chair of the Wind Department, Co-Chair of the Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young, and has an active flute studio. As a member of the Lincoln Duo, she and Jim Meadors have been recording contemporary music for flute and guitar. They will complete their sixth disc by the end of […]

Eve Budnick

Eve Budnick serves as an accompanist for RSC. When she is not playing classes, workshops, and recitals at RSC, she is teaching Vocal Diction classes at Boston University.  She is also the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Opera del West, the resident opera company at The Center for Arts in Natick. Eve received a Bachelor’s Degree […]

Gabriella Sanna

Gabriella Sanna has been on the piano faculty at RSC since 1999. She is also executive director of the Dedham School of Music. Gabriella earned her Bachelor’s degree from Conservatorio di Music L. Canepa in Sassari, Italy, and her Master’s in piano performance from the Longy School of Music. g.sanna@rivers.org

Gillian Rogell

Gillian Rogell is Director of Chamber Music Studies at RSC, where she also teaches viola.  She is on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, and was Chair of Chamber Music at the NEC School of Continuing Education.  She is the author of the award-winning DVD, At the Heart of Chamber Music,  and has given […]

Ian Lindsey

Ian Lindsey has been an active teacher and pianist in the Boston area for the past fifteen years. A graduate from the Walnut Hill School, Ian Lindsey continued his studies at the New England Conservatory with Randall Hodgkinson, receiving both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Mr. Lindsey has become known for presenting virtuoso repertoire such […]

Inge Thorne Engler

Inge Thorne Engler played for many years with the Opera Company of Boston, Boston Lyric Opera, concerts in Black and White, the Composers Orchestra and many others, in addition to subbing with the Boston Ballet and the Boston Pops.  She played for five years with the Young Audiences String Quartet and over ten years with […]

Jamie Stewardson

Jamie Stewardson teaches jazz guitar at RSC, New England Conservatory’s Prepatory School, and serves as a visiting faculty member at Berklee College of Music.  Jamie recieved his Master’s from New England Conservatory and currently freelances throughout New England. j.stewardson@rivers.org

Jane Sheena

Jane Sheena, cello, plays in the Lexington Symphony,  as well as freelancing in the area. She played in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra from 1987-1991 and studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London. j.sheena@rivers.org

Janet Packer

Janet Packer was named the 2012 Studio Teacher of the Year by Massachusetts – American String Teachers Association.  She was Chair of the Conservatory String Department of the Longy School of Music for twelve years and is on the faculty of the “Rethinking Bach” workshop at Queens College.  She tours as a recitalist and soloist […]

Jeannie Lee

Jeanie Lee, piano, has won First Prizes at the Fine Arts Society Competition, the Piano Forte Magazine Competition, and the Juilliard Concerto Competition. She was invited to the “Virtuosi 2000” International Music Festival in St. Petersburg, where she received the “Best of Festival” award and to perform in Alice Tully Hall as part of the […]

Jim Guttmann

Jim Guttmann has taught double bass and coached jazz and klezmer music ensembles at RSC since 1989. He studied with BSO Principal Bass Edwin Barker and jazz giant Dave Holland. Jim is a founding member of the Klezmer Conservatory Band and RESQ, The Really Eclectic String Quartet and spent over ten years with the Boston […]

John Emery

John Emery is a violin and viola teacher at RSC and also teaches chamber music. He plays for many performing groups and is concertmaster of the Rivers Symphony Orchestra. He is a graduate of Harvard University. j.emery@rivers.org

Joshua Peckins

Joshua Peckins has performed throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia, from Carnegie Hall to Beijing’s Performing Arts Center. Having played chamber music and recitals in the United States, Paris, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Japan, and Canada, he was also invited to give pedagogical lectures and workshops in Japan, and has taught both locally in […]

Juliet Lai

Juliet Lai is an active chamber and orchestral musician as well as pedagogue. She is the clarinetist of the woodwind quintet Vento Chiaro and is currently the assistant clarinetist in the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra. Her freelance orchestral performances have included The Cleveland Orchestra, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Tyrol Symphony Orchestra in Austria, and local orchestras such as Cape […]

Junko Watanabe

Soprano Junko Watanabe has performed in operas, oratorios, and recitals in the United States and in her native Japan. She has been featured as a soloist with the Boston Lyric Opera, Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, Boston Classical Orchestra, and Key West Symphony Orchestra. She holds a Master’s degree from Osaka College of Music, and an […]

Justin Casinghino

Justin Casinghino, composer, is also a lecturer in the departments of composition and theory at Boston University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Assistant Director of the Young Artists’ Composition Program at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and the Founder and Director of the Boston Composers’ Coalition.   Casinghino holds a DMA in composition from Boston University, […]

Kaoruko Pilkington

Kaoruko Pilkington performs, teaches, and gives clinics in the New England area as well as her native country, Japan.  She holds degrees from Berklee College of Music and Nihon University College of Arts.  She released her self-produced CD “Joy Spring.” k.pilkington@rivers.org

Karen Heninger

Karen Heninger is a classical clarinetist who performs and teaches throughout New England.  She has appeared with Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Boston, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Portland Symphony, Vermont Symphony, BMOP, Opera Boston, National Lyric Opera, Aspen Music Festival, North Country Chamber Players, New Hampshire Music Festival, Symphony of New Hampshire as well as many other musical […]

Karen Jacques

Karen Jacques has taught classical and Suzuki guitar at the Rivers School Conservatory for the past 18 years and was formerly on the faculty of Powers Music School and the Walnut Hill School.   She has performed as a soloist and as a duo partner with flautists Irving Gilman and Mary Neumann and guitarist Jay Rosenberg. […]

Kirsi Perttuli

Kirsi Perttuli teaches violin and is the conductor of the Primo Orchestra. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan and her Master of Music degree from Indiana University, both with high distinction. She is a member of the Kalliope Piano Trio. k.perttuli@rivers.org

Kirstin Seitz Peltz

Kirstin Seitz Peltz is an award-winning cellist, educator and conductor.  She has performed as a cellist with several American orchestras and was a cello instructor at the summer festival, Luzerne Music Center, for ten years.  Kirstin has earned music degrees in cello performance and music education from Southern Methodist University and from the Eastman School […]

Kyoko Hida-Battaglia

Kyoko Hida-Battaglia teaches oboe and English horn.  She is a regular player with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony New Hampshire, and Lexington Symphony. She has performed with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Boston Ballet, Boston Lyric Opera, New Haven Symphony, and Colorado Music Festival.  She has a BM from Tokyo College of Music and Master’s […]

Leah Kosch

A recent graduate from the Masters program at Longy School of Music, pianist Leah Kosch has played both as a soloist and collaborative musician throughout the Boston area. As a chamber musician, she has participated in a variety of duos, trios, quartets, and quintets, and even as an orchestral musician, playing with the Brevard Music Center […]

Liana Zaretsky

Liana Zaretsky, violin, appears regularly with the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, and is former principal second violinst of the Portland Symphony (ME). Ms. Zaretsky holds a Master’s and Graduate Diploma degree in music from Northwestern and New England Conservatory respectively.  She also teaches at the School of Continuing Education at the New England […]

Lilit Hartunian

Violinist Lilit Hartunian holds degrees from Longy School of Music and Emerson College and was the first ever recipient of the Roman Totenberg award for stellar academic and artistic achievement. Highlights from the past year include performances with Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Opera Collaborative, Boston New Music Initiative, Sound Icon, Equilibrium Ensemble, Cambridge Philharmonic, […]

Lilit Karapetian

Lilit Karapetian graduated from the Moscow Conservatory where she taught for two years. Lilit Karapetian was a professor at the Yerevan State Conservatory and extensively performed in many countries, including Argentina, Italy, England, Jordan, Russia, and Armenia. She also teaches at New England Conservatory and Sharon Music Academy. l.karapetian@rivers.org

Lindsey Robb

Lindsey Robb has taught piano, music history, and chamber music at the Rivers School Conservatory since 1998 and has served Assistant Director since 2012.  He received his BA at Lawrence Conservatory of Music.  His teachers include Theodore Rehl, Jean Stackhouse (pedagogy), and Jonathan Bass.  He has also taught at All Newton Music School and The Joy […]

Lisa Lederer

Lisa Lederer trained at New England Conservatory and the American Suzuki Institute and is registered through Book 8 with Suzuki Association of Americas (SAA).    She holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Boston University with additional post-graduate studies at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA. Lisa Lederer is an accomplished performer who […]

Magdalena Richter

Magdalena Richter teaches violin at RSC and serves as Chairman of the String Department. She also is a director of the Rivers Upper School Chamber Orchestra. Additionally, she is on faculty of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, holding the position of Chairman of the String Department and teaching String Pedagogy at NEC College. She graduated with honors […]

Mark Churchill

Mark Churchill, cello, is Dean Emeritus of Preparatory and Continuing Education and Senior Advisor at New England Conservatory where he also teaches cello. He is the music director of Symphony Pro Musica and served for 21 years as associate conductor of Boston Ballet and for 11 years as resident conductor of the Asian Youth Orchestra. […]

Marta Zurad

Ms. Zurad received her Bachelor of Music degree from New England Conservatory and her Graduate Diploma and Master of Music degree from Longy School of Music. She also attended the Academy of Music in Krakow, Poland. Her violin teachers have included Wieslaw Kwasny, Valeria Kuchment, and Eric Rosenblith. She is a member of the Lexington […]

Mary Bradley

Mary Bradley studied in London at the Royal Academy of Music and taught piano in the  exam systems of Australia, Canada and England. m.bradley@rivers.org

Mike Connors

Mike Connors studied at Berklee College of music and has performed internationally with several groups, including Combustible Edison, John Funkhouser Trio, Charlie Kohlhasse, Jazz Composers Alliance, and The Sonic Explorers.  He also teaches at Clark University and Worcester Polytechnic institute. m.connors@rivers.org

MinKyung Oh

MinKyung Oh attended Yewon School, Seoul Arts High School, and Korean National Arts University in Korea.  She earned a BM and MM with Distinction in Performance from New England Conservatory and a Post Graduate Diploma from Royal Academy of Music in London. She is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Musical Arts program and was […]

Pascale Delache-Feldman

Pascale Delache-Feldman, prizewinner at the Prague International Chamber Music Competition, has performed with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Toulouse Capitole Orchestra (France), and as principal bassist with Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra. Founder and artistic director of the Boston Bass Bash, she is also on the faculty of the Longy School of Music of Bard College, NEC, Tufts, and […]

Patrick Mottaz

Patrick Mottaz, guitar, specializes in jazz, blues, rock and pop, covering techniques specific to both acoustic and electric guitar.  He is an active performer in the Boston area and his work can be heard on numerous recordings with the Marlene Ensemble, MCFC, Gifrants, and many others. He also writes music and performs with the Philippe […]

Paul Huberdeau

Paul Huberdeau, accompanist, received a B.M. in music education from New England Conservatory, and studied with pianist Patricia Zander. p.huberdeau@rivers.org

Philippe Crettien

Philippe Crettien, saxophone, is the Jazz Department Director for both RSC and The Rivers Upper School.  He earned his BA from Berklee College of Music and the French Lycée of London. In addition to touring in Europe and South America with the Philippe Crettien Quartet, he has performed with Andy Jaffe, Bill Baron, Ed Blackwell, Mr. […]

Piotr Buczek

Piotr Buczek graduated from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Poland and the Chamber Music Institute in Milwaukee, where he received his Master Degree and worked with Pinchas Zukerman, Yo Yo Ma, Ursula Oppens, Shlomo Mintz, and others. He has performed throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas with the Penderecki Quartet and as soloist and chamber musician. His […]

Richard Waddell

Richard Waddell graduated from University of North Texas with a degree in trumpet performance.  After studying with several trumpet teachers in Boston, Richard founded Boston Brass, in which he was principal trumpet from 1985 to 1997.  In 1992 the quintet won Third Prize in the Narbonne International Brass Quintet Competition.  Since 1997 he has concentrated on teaching, and has also played […]

Robert Lasher

Robert Lasher, chair of the RSC guitar department, teaches traditional and popular styles of guitar. He holds degrees from The Longy School of Music and The New England Conservatory of Music. His recording, The Weight of Time, is an album of original music for guitar. Several of his compositions have been premiered by his students at The […]

Roger Cagnon

Roger Cagnon has been playing trombone and guitar for over thirty years. He received a BA in Music Composition from Berkley College of Music, and is currently working on a Masters Degree Program in Expressive Therapies with a Specialization in Music Therapy at Lesley University.   Roger has played and toured with Atlantic recording artist Solomon […]

Ronald Lowry

Ronald Lowry is an active performer in many of Boston’s leading musical organizations. Called a “superb cellist” by theBoston Globe’s  Richard Dyer, he is the principal cellist of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and the Boston Ballet Orchestra. Former principal cellist of the National Symphony of Costa Rica, the Handel and Haydn Society, and the Harvard Chamber […]

Sandra Hebert

Pianist Sandra Hebert holds multiple degrees in Piano Performance including a DMA from Boston University. In addition to teaching at RSC, she is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor and Director of Chamber Music and Performance at Boston College. During the summer she has served as a faculty member of the Music in Regensburg International Academy in Germany and is currently a member […]

Sarah Tenney

Sarah Tenney teaches Marimba Magic and percussion and directs The Marimba Magic Ensemble. She founded Marimba Magic in1989, a musicianship training program which has been featured at national and international conferences. She holds a certificate from Music for People to teach Improvisation. She received a Master’s degree from The New England Conservatory and a Bachelor’s […]

Sean Farias

Sean Farias teaches jazz bass and jazz ensembles at RSC. He earned a Bachelor’s of Music from UMass-Dartmouth and a Master’s Degree from Longy School of Music. s.farias@rivers.org

Shann Wood

Shann Wood earned a BA from Stanford in music, an MA in Vocal Accompaniment from New England Conservatory, and was an award-winning fellow at Tanglewood.  She is a Past President of  New England Piano Teachers’ Association and has been an opera coach for San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, New England Conservatory Opera, and Assistant  Musical  Director […]

Sharon Schoffmann

Sharon Schoffman has been a member of the piano faculty for twenty years, ten of which were as Chair of the Piano Department. She also coordinates the Music Box piano program. Ms. Schoffman received her BM from Manhattan School of Music and MM from University of Massachusetts at Amherst. s.schoffmann@rivers.org

Soomi Lee

Soomi Lee, piano, made her Carnegie Recital Hall debut at age 16 while attending the Juilliard Pre-College School.  She earned a B.M. from Indiana University and M.M. from New England Conservatory. Ms. Lee has performed as soloist with the  Seoul Philharmonic, Korean Broadcasting Symphony, the Boston Pops, Pro-Arte, New Philharmonia, Harvard Chamber Orchestra, as well […]

Stephen Halloran

Stephen Halloran earned his BM from the Eastman School of Music and his MM and DMA from Boston University. He studied composition with Samuel Adler, Joseph Schwanter, Lukas Foss and Stephen Albert. Halloran’s awards include the Goddard Lieberson Fellowship, multiple ASCAP grants, the Renee B. Fisher Award for The Galilee Hitchhiker for piano, and the Princess Grace Award […]

Steve Silverstein

Steve Silverstein, drums, has over 40 years of professional playing experience and over 20 years teaching experience. He holds a BA from UMass – Amherst, and an MBA from Babson College. s.silverstein@rivers.org

Steven Sussman

Mr. Sussman is frequently heard as a soloist, accompanist, chamber musician and orchestral member throughout the Boston area.  He earned a Master’s of Music in performance from Boston University studying with Anthony D’Bonaventura and a Bachelors degree from Indiana University where his principal teachers were Enrica Cavallo Gulli and Jorge Bolet.  Mr Sussman is the […]

Sue Buzzard

Sue Buzzard earned a double degree in Violin Performance and Professional Music from the Berklee College of Music. She currently performs in and around New England with the ten-piece, all-female international music ensemble Women of the World. s.buzzard@rivers.org

Susan Emmanouilidis

In addition to directing the Rivers Men’s and Women’s Choruses,Susan Emmanouilidis is the founding director of  RSC’s Capriccio Chorus. Additionally, she is the founding director of Brookline A Cappella, a vocal ensemble which performs Early Music through newly composed repertoire, from American Music of all genres to music from cultures throughout the world. As a choral […]

Susan Memoli

Susan Memoli has been the elementary string and middle school orchestra director for the Wayland Public Schools since 2001. In 2008, she was appointed the system-wide Director of Fine Arts and high school orchestra conductor. She is also the conductor of The Rivers School Conservatory Sinfonia Orchestra and Summer Orchestra. Mrs. Memoli received her Bachelor […]

Susanne Friedrich

Susanne Friedrich, cello, was born in Vienna, Austria, and received her cello training at the Vienna Conservatory and the Innsbruck Conservatory. She freelances throughout New England as a baroque and modern cellist and also teaches cello and chamber music at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and Dana Hall School of Music. s.friedrich@rivers.org

Thomas Oesterling

Thomas Oesterling has served on the voice faculty of RSC since 2001. He is a longstanding company member of Boston Lyric Opera, serving as chorus or comprimario in the majority of productions since his 1991 debut in Ariadne auf Naxos, the production that catapulted Deborah Voigt to international fame. He has been featured as soloist with […]

Tiffany Thompson Pomeroy

Tiffany Thompson Pomeroy received her Bachelor of Music and Masters of Music in Violin Performance from the University of Missouri Conservatory of Music. She has been a member of the RSC faculty since 1996 and Director of Summer Music at Rivers since 2007. t.pomeroy@rivers.org

Vytas J. Baksys

Accompanist Vytas J. Baksys is a frequent keyboardist with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops orchestras, and has worked with other area ensembles such as the Concord Chamber Music Society, Boston Musica Viva, Boston Secession, and the Boston Symphony Chamber Players.  Since 1989 he has been the faculty pianist with the Fellowship Conducting Program at Tanglewood. […]