Helen Callus

Helen Callus, viola has been described by critics as “a player with impeccable sensibilities and a beautiful sound, infinitely malleable into all kinds of musical subtleties”. The Seattle Times.

Daniel Sweaney

is Assistant Professor of Viola. He made his New York debut in Avery Fisher Hall at the 1999 Mostly Mozart Festival performing with world renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. “…extremely talented and highly trained…poised and accomplished…” said Strings Magazine.

Oregon Symphony

Since the Oregon Symphony was established more than 100 years ago, it has been recognized for its internationally acclaimed music directors, skilled performers, diverse programs and outstanding community services in education and regional touring.

National Symphony Orchestra

Officially founded in 1931, throughout its history the Orchestra has been committed to both artistic excellence and music education. In 1986 the National Symphony became the artistic affiliate of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the nation's center for the performing arts, where it has presented a concert season annually since the Center opened in 1971.

The Aspen ensemble

From the famed Aspen Music Festival comes the Aspen Ensemble, a mixed quintet of flute, piano and strings. Its five acclaimed musicians are united in their love for chamber music and their commitment to bringing unique, varied and scintillating performances to audiences around the world.

The Curtis institute of music

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level.

The Peabody institute

The Peabody Institute has a preeminent faculty, a nurturing, collaborative learning environment, and the academic resources of one of the nation's leading universities, Johns Hopkins.