Gregg Edelman

Originally from Chicago, I moved to the NYC area in the 1980’s to pursue an acting career.  Since then I’ve been part of the NYC acting community, performing in television, movies, and on stage.  I’ve been in the casts of many stage productions including City of Angels, Cabaret, Into The...

John Moses

John Moses is New York City’s leading freelance and recording clarinetist. Longstanding member of Local 802 American Federation of Musicians (AFM), John has performed with virtually every musical group in the area. He is currently the first clarinetist with American Composers Orchestra, The New York Pops, and The Westchester Philharmonic....

Joseph Montini

In 1980 I performed at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City with jazz trumpet legend Dizzy Gillespie with the McDonalds All Star Tri-State big band. This performance on national television was part of the MERV GRIFFIN show. This experience inspired me to continue studying music...

Kathy Sommer

Grammy nominated, multi-platinum songwriter, producer, and composer for television as well as one of Broadway’s top female conductors. Her songs have appeared on over 10 million records with artists from American Idol’s top selling worldwide sensation, DAUGHTRY to rock’s iconic SHINEDOWN, and can be heard all over the world, on...

Lisa Hansen

The New York Times described flutist Lisa Hansen as “irresistibly lyrical” and praised her “considerable coloristic variety.” She is a graduate of The Juilliard School and a winner of the New York Flute Club Competition. Ms. Hansen was featured in the Emmy award winning CBS documentary: “Juilliard & Beyond –...

Maggie Speier

My love is for chamber music! I began playing viola in a public school music program in Michigan, and continued through college at University of Michigan and Manhattan School of Music. I have spent much of my adult life teaching violin and viola privately and in schools in New York,...

Marsha Heller

Born in 1939 into a family of artists including my sister and brother I decided to become a musician. I came to NY after graduating from Oberlin, and soon won the Concert Artists Guild competition. I wanted to design the flier for my recital so I went to the School...

Matt Dine

Photographer/Oboist Matt Dine is equally at home with an oboe or a camera.  Co-principal oboist of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Principal oboist of American Ballet Theatre, New York-based Dine leads a varied and busy performing life while serving as a freelance culture photographer for The New York Times and...

Ronald Thomas

I am a cellist whose career includes performing, teaching, and running various chamber music festivals. I currently teach at the Mannes School of Music, and am the Artistic Director of the Chestnut Hill Chamber Music Series in Connecticut. Formally the Music Director and Co-Founder of the Boston Chamber Music Society...

Stephanie Cummins

Stephanie Cummins received her Bachelor of Music degree from North Carolina School of the Arts, and went on to get her masters from the prestigious Juilliard School. She is a former member of the New Jersey Symphony, an orchestra with which she performed for 13 years. She has performed and...