Jessica Kunttu

Bassoonist Jessica Kunttu holds degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill (B.M., B.A.) and Stony Brook University (M.M., D.M.A.). Her primary teachers include Mark Popkin, John Pederson, and Frank Morelli. As a performer, Jessica plays regularly with the North Carolina Symphony, the Hamptons Festival Orchestra, and the North Shore ProMusica, as well as...

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Andrew Warwick

Andrew Warwick is an active performer and educator in central North Carolina and beyond.  As an orchestral musician, he has played with the North Carolina Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, North Carolina Opera and Ballet.  As a chamber musician, Andrew has been recently featured as a “Young Artist” at...

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Richard Seraphinoff, horn

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Richard Seraphinoff holds degrees in horn performance from Wayne State University and Indiana University. Among his horn teachers are Lowell Greer, Philip Farkas, Meir Rimon, Francis Orval, Michael Hatfield, Myron Bloom and Eugene Wade. In September of 1986 he was appointed to the faculty of...

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CELESTE HOLLER-SERAPHINOFF, horn

CELESTE HOLLER-SERAPHINOFF earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Indiana University School of Music studying horn, viola and early music performance and MBA coursework through the IU School of Business. She was an associate instructor under Thomas Binkley, founder of the IU Early Music Institute. She has performed with numerous...

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Kenneth Slowik, cello, viola da gamba, baryton

Artistic Director of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society, Kenneth Slowik first established his international reputation primarily as a cellist and viola da gamba player through his work with the Smithsonian Chamber Players, Castle Trio, Smithson String Quartet, Axelrod Quartet, and with Anner Bylsma’s L’Archibudelli. Conductor of the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra...

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Alma Coefman, flute

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Alma Coefman has performed and taught the flute in Argentina, Italy, Japan, Canada, and the United States.  She was a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires (Colón Theatre), the Youth Orchestra of the National Radio of Argentina, the Orchestra of the Catholic University,...

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Alejandro Rutty, composer, piano, bass guitar

Alejandro Rutty’s compositional output includes orchestral, chamber and mixed-media music, arrangements of Argentine traditional music, and innovative outreach musical projects. A unique feature of Rutty’s music is its affection for textures suggested by modern recording processing techniques, and the use of Tango – a genre he performs as a pianist-and...

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Lorena Guillén, soprano

Lorena Guillén has been described as a “delicate soprano” by The Washington-Post, The Classical Voice of North Carolina has said that “(she) produces a notably Latin sound, rich and full of expression””sheer perfection” and The Buffalo News has commented about her tango performances in the following terms: “… sung with...

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Debra Reuter-Pivetta, flute

Hailed for her breathtaking technical skill, intoxicating musicality and deep interpretational understanding, flutist Debra Reuter-Pivetta enjoys a diverse career as soloist, chamber artist, orchestral player, and teacher. A winner in the 1999 Concert Artists Guild Competition, she was the first ever recipient of the Community Concerts Performance Prize. Her other...

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Sheila A. Browne, viola

A dynamic and versatile artist with American and Irish citizenship, violist Sheila Browne has concertized in many of the world’s major halls as soloist, chamber musician, and as principal of several orchestras, including the Juilliard, Mainz, Freiburg, German-French, and Madrid’s Queen Sofia chamber orchestras; the Kiev Philharmonic; and the New...

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