Historical Artists Artists

Eric Stellrecht, piano

Eric Stellrecht joined the faculty of the East Carolina University School of Music in 2003, where he is the primary collaborative pianist in the Department of Vocal Studies. His work with ECU’s Opera Theater has thus far included musical preparation of Die Zauberflöte, Così fan tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro,...READ MORE

Doug Monroe, clarinet

Douglas Monroe is assistant professor of clarinet at East Carolina University, where he performs with the Coastal Winds woodwind quintet. Previously, he taught at North Dakota State University where he was a founding member of Trio Élan and the Red River Winds, and was principal clarinet with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony...READ MORE

Kathryn Mueller, soprano

Described as a singer ”who thoroughly captures the imagination,” soprano Kathryn Mueller appears with ensembles across the United States including the Phoenix Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony, American Bach Soloists, Grand Rapids Symphony, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, Santa Fe Pro Musica, and Miami’s Firebird Orchestra. She collaborates as a guest...READ MORE

Julia Thompson, percussion

Percussionist Julia Thompson performs regularly with the North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Opera, Carolina Ballet, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, and Colorado MahlerFest. Locally, Julia has also appeared with New Music Raleigh, Carolina Brass, numerous touring shows, theater companies, and regional orchestras. She holds degrees from UNC-Greensboro (BA-Percussion Performance/Music History),...READ MORE

Gaspard Louis

Choreographer, was born and raised in Haiti. His experience includes being a dancer with the cutting-edge and internationally renowned Pilobolus Dance Theater. In addition to performing, touring, and teaching globally with Pilobolus, he collaborated on nine major dance works during this formative decade with the company. He has also choreographed for Freespace...READ MORE

Jennifer Curtis, violin

Violinist Jennifer Curtis navigates with personality and truth in every piece she performs. Her second solo concert in Carnegie Hall was described by the New York Times as “one of the gutsiest and most individual recital programs,” and she was celebrated as “an artist of keen intelligence and taste, well...READ MORE

Joseph Robinson, oboe

For twenty-seven years from June 1978 until September 2005, Joseph Robinson served as Principal Oboe of the New York Philharmonic. Following his famous predecessor Harold Gomberg, he was the last oboist in America to study directly with the legendary Marcel Tabuteau. Like both of them, Joseph Robinson became one of the...READ MORE

Trudy Kane, flute

Trudy Kane is Associate Professor of Flute at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami. She joined the faculty of the Frost School in 2008 after 32 years as Principal Flutist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Since coming to Miami she has been an active recitalist and chamber musician...READ MORE

Brian Schmidt, conductor

Brian Schmidt is Founder and Artistic Director of the South Dakota Chorale, a professional choral organization in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Since their founding in 2009, his leadership has guided them to rapid growth and recognition, as well as the release of two commercial albums in collaboration with Grammy award-winning...READ MORE

Peter Kimosh bass

Peter Kimosh, bass

Bassist Peter Kimosh was born in Cleveland Ohio.  While deeply rooted in Jazz, he has found his voice in a wide variety of genres including hip-hop, salsa, funk, rock, orchestral, chamber-soul and any combination of the above. Currently, his main projects are The Beast + Big Band, Shana Tucker, Orquesta GarDel, and...READ MORE