Stephen Halloran

Composition 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 for …

Lindsey Robb

Piano, Music Theory 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 of …

Justin Casinghino

Theory/Composition 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, an MM in …

Eleanor Perrone

Piano Pianist Eleanor Perrone has concertized in Brazil and Europe, performing in Sao Paolo, Campinas, Brussels, German-American Institutes at Kiel, Saarbrucken and Heidelberg, Teatro alle Vigne di Lodi, and the American Academy in Rome, featuring the piano music of former Academy prize winners, Yehudi Wyner and Stephen Hartke. Eleanor received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Boston University …

Dan Shaud

French Horn, Music Theory Director, Middle School Chamber Ensemble, The Rivers School Coordinator, Conservatory Program, The Rivers School 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 …

Dan Loschen

Classical & Jazz Piano, Theory Department Chair 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 …

Ana Sorina Popa

Piano, Theory 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