Chamber Music Faculty

Norman Fischer

Chamber Music Program Head


Norman Fischer has performed on five continents and in 49 of the 50 United States.

Emanuel Ax


Born in Lvov, Poland, Emanuel Ax moved to Winnipeg, Canada, with his family when he was a young boy.

Stephen Drury

Pianist and conductor Stephen Drury has performed throughout the world with a repertoire that stretches from Bach to Liszt to the music of today.

Edward Gazouleas

Professor of Viola at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University since 2012, Ed Gazouleas previously was a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 24 seasons.

Andrew Jennings

violin, chamber music faculty

Naumburg-Award-winning violinist Andrew Jennings has achieved international acclaim as both a performer and a teacher.

Samuel Rhodes


Samuel Rhodes is celebrating his 41st year as a member of both the Juilliard String Quartet and the faculty of The Juilliard School where he is chairman of the viola department. He has been a participant in the Marlboro Festival since 1960 and is a faculty member of the Tanglewood Music Center.

Ronald Copes

Praised by audiences and critics alike for his insightful artistry, violinist Ronald Copes has received international acclaim as concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.

Roger Tapping

Roger Tapping joined the Juilliard Quartet and the Juilliard School viola faculty in 2013.

Astrid Schween

Cellist Astrid Schween is an internationally recognized soloist, chamber artist, and teacher. Her recent appearances have included performances with the Boston, Memphis, Detroit and Seattle Chamber Music societies, the Boston Trio and ongoing recital partnerships with celebrated pianists Randall Hodgkinson and Michael Gurt.