Faculty

Karin Ellis-Wentz

Head of Pre-Professional Programs

Lynne Alberding

Adult Open Division

Shannon Alvis

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Zineb Chraibi

Adult Open Division & Trainee Program

Daielma Decker

Pre-Professional, Trainee & Adult Open Division

Jennifer Edgcomb

Adult Open Division

Victoria Fornelli

Youth & Pre-Professional Division

Jocelyn Garner

Pre-Professional Division

Charles Guyton

Adult Open Division

Medina Irsalieva

Children's and Pre-Professional Division

Rachel Janssen

Adult Open Division

Ethan Kirschbaum

Pre-Professional & Adult Open Division

Miriam-Rose LeDuc

Children's, Youth, & Adult Division

Katrina Levental

Children's & Pre-Professional Division

Ludmila Lupu

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Elizabeth Luse

Youth & Adult Open Division

Meghann Mueller

Children's Division

Sarah Olson

Youth Division

Katie Rafferty

Children's & Youth Division

Dorian Rhea

Youth & Adult Open Division

Kate Rowan

Children's, Youth, & Adult Open Division

Phylicia Roybal

Children's & Youth Division

Nicole Scatchell

Children's & Youth Divisions

Wade Schaaf

Pre-Professional & Adult Open Division

Jennifer Sprowl

Youth & Adult Open Division

Ronn Stewart

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Tricia Strong

Children's Division

Temur Suluashvili

Pre-Professional Division

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Youth Division

Academy Accompanists

Emily Barrett, Hubert Clay, Colin DeJong, Helena Gera, Jeremy Harris, Natalia Kushnir, Sol Mendelson, Kyle Nelson, Patricia Spaeth, Vera Vasilenko

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