Tanya WitekTanya Witek, flute – A graduate of Juilliard with the master and doctoral degrees, Tanya Witek has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Asia with the New York Symphonic Ensemble, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Continuum and Musicians from Marlboro. She is a member of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center and the New York City Ballet Orchestra and has recorded for EMI, Bridge, NHK, CRI, Panasonic and CBC. She is currently on the faculty at Montclair State University, where she is a professor of flute and director of the MSU Flute Ensemble.
Cyrus BeroukhimCyrus Beroukhim, violin – Cyrus is concertmaster of the New York Symphonic Ensemble and is a member of the New York City Ballet Orchestra. He has performed at the Ravinia, Verbier, Norfolk, Sarasota and  Keshet Eilon Festivals and with the Rose String Quartet and America’s Dream Chamber Artists. And, he has toured to Taiwan, Germany, Luxembourg and Japan and has appeared at the Museum of Modern Art’s Summergarden concert series. As a member of the Zukovsky Quartet, he has explored the music of living composers. He has the doctorate from the Juilliard School and is Professor of Violin at New York University.
Emily Daggett SmithEmily Daggett Smith, violin – Emily Daggett Smith has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Zankel Hall, Weill Hall, and Symphony Space in New York; Disney Hall in Los Angeles, and Symphony Hall in Boston. She is the founding first violinist of the Tessera Quartet and the West End Trio, and has appeared on PBS’s national broadcast, Live from Lincoln Center, as well as twice on NPR’s From the Top. She has performed as soloist with the Juilliard Orchestra and with the New York Classical Players.

Mary_RowellMary Rowell, violin – Mary has appeared as violin and electric violin soloist with the National Symphony, Houston Symphony, New York Chamber Orchestra, and Warsaw Philharmonic, among others and has stunned the dance world with her brilliant solo electric violin performances of Richard Einhorn’s Maxwell’s Demon. She is a member of the Tribeca New Music Festival and is the concertmaster of the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra and the Broadway hit show Newsies. She was the co-founder of the post-classical quartet ETHEL.

ayanoAyano Ninomiya, violin – For the past five years Ayano has been first violinist of the Ying Quartet and Associate professor of Violin and Chamber Music at the Eastman School of Music. She was a top prizewinner in the 2003 Naumburg Competition and the 2006 Tibor Varga Competition. She has performed at the Marlboro, Ravinia, Caramoor, Bridgehampton, Olympic, and Moab festivals. As the recipient of the Beebe Fellowship, Ms. Ninomiya lived in Budapest, Hungary for nearly two years at the Liszt Academy of Music. In 2007 she created several lecture-recital programs for Elderhostel. Ms. Ninomiya graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a joint degree in Music and French. She holds a Master’s degree from The Juilliard School and joins the faculty of the New England Conservatory this fall.
Christina McGann SMALLChristina McGann, violin – As a soloist, Christina McGann has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, Richardson Symphony, National Chamber Orchestra, Musica Bella Orchestra, Moldovan Orchestra and the St. Petersburg Academic Symphony in Russia. She holds the BM and MM from the Juilliard School and the DMA from SUNY Stony Brook. She has been a featured performer at the Kennedy Center, the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, New York City’s Merkin Hall, Symphony Space, and Bargemusic, and at various venues throughout the U.S., Korea, El Salvador, and Europe.  She has served as artist-in-residence at Ohio University and currently performs internationally with Trio Artica and teaches at Vanderbilt University.
Danielle FarinaDanielle Farina, viola – With the Lark Quartet, Danielle toured North America, Europe and Scandinavia. With the Elements Quartet she premiered “Snapshots” featuring music of modern composers. She performs with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Lukes, Concertante and American Modern Ensemble. She has served as principal violist of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, guest principal of the American Symphony and is currently a member of the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.

williamhakimtrueWilliam Hakim, viola
– William Hakim has performed throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a member of the String Orchestra of New York City (SONYC), the New York Symphonic Ensemble and performs with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Sonos Chamber Orchestra, Orion Music Ensemble and Metropolis Ensemble. As a jazz player, he has performed at the Jazz Standard, Le Poisson Rouge and the Iridium. He has performed as violist of the Hyperion String Quartet and is currently a doctoral candidate at City University of New York.
troyrinkerTroy Rinker, bass – By age 15 Troy was playing professionally with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. He studied at Indiana University, the University of Central Arkansas, and The Juilliard School. He performs with the West Side Chamber Orchestra, New York City Chamber Orchestra, New York Symphonic Ensemble, Oratorio Society of New York Orchestra, Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra, SONOS Chamber Orchestra, EOS Chamber Orchestra, SEM Ensemble, New York Pops, and the Stamford Symphony.  Summer festivals include OK Mozart, Tanglewood, Spoleto, the Naumburg Bandshell concerts, the Kilkenny Arts Festival, and Caramoor.
Arash AminiArash Amini, cello – Arash Amini has performed as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan and Botswana including at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center and at the Ravinia, Evian and Verbier Festivals. He has appeared on Great Performers at Lincoln Center and the Curtis Alumni Recital series. A graduate of Curtis and Juilliard, his New York debut recital was in 2010 at Lincoln Center. He is co-founder, the Artistic Director and cellist of America’s Dream Chamber Artists and performs frequently in the New Jersey Symphony and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. He is cellist of the Mark O’Connor Trio and Avian Music and has been featured in the New York Times, The Strad, Muso and on WQXR, NPR and Voice of America.

bridgetkibbeyBridget Kibbey, harp 
  Bridget performs with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Camerata Pacifica, Bravo!Vail, Bridgehampton, Aspen and Ravinia Festivals. The New York Times:Harpist Bridget Kibbey “makes it seem as though her instrument had been waiting all its life to explode with the gorgeous colors and energetic figures she was getting from it.” She is a winner of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, 2015 Salon de Virtuosi Grand, Astral Artist Auditions and the Concert Artist Guild’s International Competition. She has recorded with Placido Domingo and Dawn Upshaw. And, she has appeared on NPR’s Performance Today.
Lionel PartyLionel Party, harpsichord – The recipient of a Juilliard Alumni grant Lionel Party received the doctor of musical arts degree. He has played solo recitals at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Frick Collection, Alice Tully Hall, in Boston and Washington and has performed in Europe with the English Chamber Orchestra, German Bach Soloists, South German Chamber Orchestra, Collegium Instrumentale of the Gewadhaus of Leipzig. He was on the faculties of Juilliard and Curtis and was harpsichordist and soloist with the New York Philharmonic from 1983 to 2011. He has presented broadcast concerts over the RAI of Rome, the East and West German radio networks and U.S. public radio and television. Rrecordings include Desmar, Musical Heritage Society, Smithsonian, Titanic, Olufsen, and Orion record labels.

Marcantonio BaroneMarcantonio Barone, piano –Marcantonio Barone has given solo recitals at the Metropolitan Museum and Weill Recital Hall in New York and the National Gallery in Washington. He has appeared on the recital series of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Ravinia Festival, San Francisco’s Midsummer Mozart Festival, at Wigmore Hall in London, the Rachmaninoff Hall in Moscow and the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Filarmoniya. He has performed as soloist with major orchestras on four continents and as guest artist at the Philadelphia Orchestra Chamber Music Concerts. He is a touring member of Orchestra 2001.