LUCA CORI – Coordinator of Composition












Luca Cori (1964) has studied composition at the Conservatory of Milano obtaining the summa cum laude diploma in 1992; during the same period he studied with Franco Donatoni, Brian Ferneyhough and Gérard Grisey in Milan, Rome (master at the Accademia di S. Cecilia), and Siena (Accademia Chigiana, 1988 e 1989, both years with diploma of honor and S.I.A.E. scholarship). READ MORE











The music of Rome Prize- and Guggenheim-winning composer, Jesse Jones, has been described as “striking,…elegant and poised” (New York Times), “engaging, …eerie, and well-written” (Los Angeles Times,) “fascinating,” and possessed of “the melodic earthiness of Britten” (New York Classical Review.) READ MORE

Music Technology

DENIS MARTIN,  audio engineer

Denis Martin is a course instructor, researcher, and audio engineer with diverse interests and expertise. He currently teaches courses in music production at McGill University.  His research interests include critical listening, technical ear training, perceptual evaluation of audio, and production techniques. READ MORE


TONY ARNOLD, soprano

Celebrated as a “luminary in the world of chamber music and art song” (Huffington Post), Tony Arnold is internationally acclaimed as a leading proponent of contemporary music in concert and recording. READ MORE













A champion of contemporary music, Lis Cella is a full professor of music and department chair at UMBC, and a founding member of its faculty contemporary music ensemble, Ruckus. Lisa Cella performs throughout the United States and abroad. READ MORE

FELIX FAN, cello










Felix Fan, is a rare talent in the world of contemporary music. Described by Gramophone as “particularly sublime”, he is one of the most acclaimed, renowned, and respected cellists performing today. READ MORE

MARK FEWER, violin









Described as “genre-bending” by the National Post, and “intrepid” by the Globe and Mail, Mark Fewer has performed around the world to critical acclaim in virtually every role asked of a violinist – and then some. READ MORE

AIYUN HUANG, percussion








The ever-evolving Aiyun Huang enjoys a musical life as soloist, chamber musician, researcher, teacher and producer. She was the First Prize and the Audience Award winner at the Geneva International Music Competition in 2002. READ MORE

LEVY LORENZO, technology & technical director








Born in Bucharest, Filipino-American Levy Marcel Ingles Lorenzo, Jr. works at the intersection of music, art, and technology.  READ MORE












Thomas Rosenkranz has charted a career that breaks through the conventional boundaries of solo piano, chamber music and the art of improvisation. He has established himself as one of the most innovative pianists of his generation. READ MORE

International Guest Artists

Our international guest faculty will be announced in the coming weeks!


AIYUN HUANG, artistic director

Aiyun Huang enjoys a musical life as soloist, chamber musician, researcher, teacher and producer. READ MORE


Inspired by the music of our time, pianist Nathanael May seeks to enlighten audiences around the world with innovative performances, initiatives, and outreach. READ MORE

CURTIS RUMRILL, web design

The music of Curtis Rumrill explores the intersection of literary form and modern chamber music. READ MORE