Meet Our Faculty

Faculty

The Montecito International Music Festival is dedicated to bringing masters of teaching to mentor their students. Click on individual names to see photos and biographical information. This faculty roster is subject to change without notice.
Jack Sanders
Bass
Ja Yeong Kang – VISITING GUEST ARTIST
Piano
Hyeri Choi
Violin
Hyesoo Juan – VISITING GUEST ARTIST
Piano, Shared-Studio
W. Stephen Smith
Special Guest - Vocal
Teresa de Jong Pombo
Piano, Shared-Studio
Doug Tornquist: Special Guest Artist
Special Guest - Tuba
Timothy Morrison
Special Guest - Trumpet
Jim Thatcher: Special Guest Artist
Special Guest - Horn
Bill Booth: Special Guest Artist
Special Guest - Trombone
Gabriel Sears: Resident Faculty
Tuba / Euphonium
Museop Kim
Opera
Bohyun Kim
Viola
Dennis Kim
Violin
Katie Faraudo: Resident Faculty
Horn
Tina Chang Qu
Violin
Sharon Tenhundfeld
Viola
Kimberly Fredenburgh
Viola
Karen Dreyfus
Viola
Junghwan Lee
Clarinet
Amy Bowers: Resident Faculty
Trombone / Euphonium
Jaeyoon Kim
Alexander Technique & Yoga
Wendy Richman
Viola
Ryan Darke: Resident Faculty
Trumpet
Rose Wollman
Ensembles, Festival Junior Orchestra
Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti
Ensembles, Festival Junior Orchestra
Svetlana Transky
Piano, Shared-Studio
Per Bloland
Composition
Karola Obermüller
Composition
Peter Gilbert
Composition
Alan Weinstein
Cello
Daniel Yin-Chou Hung
Violin - Chamber Music Coordinator
Ara Sarkissian
Violin
Chi Yong Yun
Piano, Shared-Studio
Sergiu Schwartz
Violin
Lin He
Violin
Matthew Daline
Viola
Ambroise Aubrun
Violin
Sam Fischer
Violin - Chamber Music Coordinator
Genii Ahn – International Admission Director
Nicholas Deyoe
Composition
LaToya Lain
Opera
Eric Le Van
Piano
David Schepps
Cello
Danwen Jiang
Violin
Jorge Espinoza
Cello
Kurt Isaacson
Composition
Sakura Tsai
Violin
Per Bloland
Composition
Peter Zazofsky
Violin
Doug Basye
Bass
Linda Rose
Violin
Coco Yanan Hu
Cello
Fei-Fei Soong
Violin
Peter Takacs
Piano, Shared-Studio
Renee Skerik
Viola
Dean Anderson
Ensembles, Festival Orchestra
Michele Zukovsky (masterclass)
Clarinet (Masterclass)
Kathryn Nevin
Clarinet
Kimaree Gilad
Oboe
Leslie Umphrey
Opera
Darci Lobdell
Alexander Technique & Yoga
Raejin Lee
Soprano
Javier Gonzalez
Tenor
Martin Glicklich
Flute, Festival Co-Director
Andrew Park
Piano, Shared-Studio
Daniel Shapiro
Piano, Shared-Studio
Valeria Morgovskaya
Staff Pianist
Yurie Iwasaki
Staff Pianist
Tom Landschoot
Cello
Ken Aiso
Violin
Andres Cardenes
Violinist, Special Guest Artist
Cho-Liang Lin
Violinist, Special Guest Artist
Shakeh Ghoukasian
Violin
Regulo Martinez-Anton
Piano Coordinator
Clarisse Atcherson
Violin
Dr. Elvin S. Rodriquez
Piano
Christina McGann
Violin
Christopher Luther
Ensembles, Festival Junior Orchestra
Linda Wang
Violin
Max Levinson
Piano
Marek Szpakiewicz
Cello
Daniel Rothmuller
Cello (Orchestra Excerpts)
Richard Naill
Cello
Ko Iwasaki
Cello
Lu-Yan Guo
Cello
Allison Eldredge
Cello
Kyung Eun Choi
Cello
Samuel Fischer
Violin, Chamber Music Coordinator
Henry Gronnier
Violin