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 Guest Artists

Emerson String Quartet
Frederica von Stade


Throughout the year, distinguished guest artists visit the School of Music for performances, master classes, and discussions about careers. Students interact with professional musicians from around the world, helping them to refine their artistic skills and develop keener insights into their future lifestyle.


Elizabeth Myers, composer
Tuple Bassoon Duo - Rachael Elliott and Lynn Hileman
CanAm Piano Duo
Lance Drege, percussion
Daedalus String Quartet
     Kyu-Young Kim, violin
     Min-Young Kim, violin
     Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
     Jessica Thompson, viola
Emerson String Quartet
     Eugene Drucker, violin
     Lawrence Dutton, viola
     David Finckel, cello
      Philip Setzer, violin
Welz Kauffman, CEO of the Ravinia Festival
John Lenti, lute, theorbo and guitar
Dr. Marilyn Keiser, organ
Marc Reese, trumpet
Randall Woolf, composer  
Greg Pattillo, beatbox flutist
United States Marine Band Saxophone Quartet
Carlos Perez, guitar


Leon Couch, organ
Ray Anderson, trombone
Arthur Lipner, percussion
Brian Balmages, composer
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
       Lily Francis, violin
       John Gibbons, harpsichord
       Ida Kavafian, violin
       David Kim, viola
       Priscilla Lee, cello
       Teng Li, viola
       Cho-Liang Lin, violin
       Kurt Muroki, bass
       Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
       Fred Sherry, cello
       Carol Wincenc, flute
Rick Dior, percussion
Timothy Fain, violin
Steve Haines, bass
James Jenkins, tuba
Aleck Karis, piano
Ethan Kind, Alexander
Jonathan Lefkoski, piano
Michael Nicolella, guitar
Prism Saxophone Quartet
Teresa Radomski, voice
Raphaella Smits, guitar
Vladimir Viardo, piano
Edward Jacobs, composer
Jon Nakamatsu, piano