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Every faculty member of the conservatory has earned at least a Bachelor degree in Music or Music Education. Some current teachers have Masters degrees or completed Doctorates in Music.

Throughout the school year, faculty members present public recitals, performing solo or in collaboration with other faculty.

 Visiting Artist

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Udi Bar-David - Cello

Udi Bar-David is widely considered as one of the most versatile cellists in the world today.  Equally at home as a classical cellist and an innovative improviser of music of all genres, Udi has enjoyed performing on international stages with both classical and ethnic musicians from all over the world...

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Tabitha Wortham - Piano

Tabitha Wortham began her piano studies at age five.  Her involvements in the young arts community lead her to pursue a career in piano and organ performance. Tabitha studied at Miami-Dade College and earned her Associates in Arts degree...

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Darleen Trujillo - Piano

Darleen Trujillo was born in Havana, Cuba and began her musical studies in piano at the age of five at the Conservatory of Music “Guillermo Tomas” with Hortensia Upmann. Exiled to Venezuela in 1980, she continued her musical training ...

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Teofana Mezincescu - Piano

Teofana Mezincescu was born Romania. She received her first musical training at age of 5 from her mother who is also a pianist. In 1986 she moved with her family to Germany where she continued her musical education at the Musikschule der Stadt Bonn...

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Nancy Luzko - Piano & Composition

Charismatic and versatile, Nancy Luzko's music-making stems from the Contemporary Classical and embraces influences from other musical genres, including rhythms of Latin America and elements of Jazz. Her music has been performed on stages of Europe and the Americas...

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Oderlyn Gutiez - Piano

derlyn Gutiez-Bello was born in Havana, Cuba. She began her musical studies with piano in 1993 and flute in 1995 at Guillermo Tomas Music Conservatory.

She arrived to the United States in 1998 continuing her music career and obtaining a Bachelor Degree in Music Performance Suma Cum Laude (2006) from the University of Florida through New World School of the Arts College and a Master Degree in Music Performance (2009) from Lynn University...

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Daniel Escudero - Piano

Daniel Escudero was born in Havana, Cuba in 1985. He started piano at the age of 7 and studied music in his native country until High School level in the National School of Art. As a student he won several Piano competitions both in National and International levels...

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Madeline Lu - Piano

Madeline Lu was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba and began formally studying piano at the age of 7 where she participated in several concerts and competitions. Among her professors during these early years were Estela Castillo, Lina Fernandez, Juan Filiu and pianist Annarelis Brito.

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Lisset Marichal - Piano

Lisset, an experienced piano teacher with more than 20 years of practice, joined the Miami Conservatory of Music in 2007. She enjoys teaching and accompanying at the piano children and adults alike in all levels and also feels very comfortable teaching voice to the youngest ones...

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Monica Nordelo - Piano

Monica Nordelo was born in Cuba and spent her formative years at Havana’s elite conservatories of music Manuel Saumell and Amadeo Roldan,respectively. She later on continued her higher musical education at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana where she pursued composition studies...

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Adrian Quesada - Piano

Costa Rican pianist and composer, Prof. Adrian Quesada graduated from Florida International University in Piano Performance and recently completed his graduate studies all under the tutelage of Kemal Gekic...

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Luca Cubisino - Piano

Luca Cubisino is a polyhedral and versatile artist, whose path is paved with performance, teaching, and research. Top-three-prize winner in almost twenty national and international piano competitions, Luca has played in prestigious venues  such as Teatro Massimo “V. Bellini” in Catania, Concertgebouw de Doelen in Rotterdam, Wiener Saal in Salzburg, Wertheim Concert Hall in Miami, Bologna, Leipzig, New York,  etc...

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Javier Sardinas - Piano

Javier Sardinas was born in Havana, Cuba in 1985. His musical training began at the age of 8 in the prestigious conservatory Alejandro Garcia Caturla where he studied for 7 years under the guidance of piano professor Virginia de la Osa. Later he continued his studies at the conservatory Amadeo Roldan...

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Lauralie Pow - Piano

Lauralie is excited to be focusing her musical studies on the rich and extensive repertoire for collaborative piano. She is currently working on a doctorate in this performance area at the University of Miami's Frost School of Music as a student of Professor Evelyne Brancart...

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Andres Trujillo - Violin

Andres Trujillo was born in Camaguey, Cuba in 1963. He began his musical studies at age five. In 1972, he enrolled at the Escuela Provincial de Artes, where he received violin lessons from renowned Russian Professor Emil Chalbach...

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Viera Borisova - Viola & Violin

Viera Borisova, violist, came to Florida in 1995 by way of the Symphony Orchestra of Tenerife, Spain and the Russian National Symphony Orchestra. She eventually settled in Miami as a member of what was then the only full-time orchestra in S.Florida, the Florida Philharmonic...

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Svetlana Forte - Violin

Svetlana Forte graduated with honors from intermediate level at the Music School of Odessa in 1981. In 1986 she completed the Bachelor and Master of fine arts degree in the Conservatory of Odessa, Ukraine...

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Alain Orbiz - Cello

Alain Orbiz was born in Cuba and graduated from the internationally renowned Conservatory Amadeo Roldan in Havana Cuba. He was a member of the Opera Orchestra in Havana and won twice the first place of the annual Cello Competition...

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Vivian Torres - Violin & Viola

Violist and educator, Vivian Torres began her musical training at the age of 12. She has studied under the direction of Juilliard graduates Richard Fleischman, Paul Coletti, and Michael Klotz. Vivian obtained her Master’s degree in Music Performance from Florida International University...

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Jeffrey Kipperman - Bassist & Composser

Bassist, and composer Jeffrey Kipperman is originally from Yorktown Heights, New York. Jeffrey’s first instrument was piano, which he began playing at age three. His studies on the string bass began at age 10. Jeffrey holds a Masters in Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Miami, and Masters of Music in Classical Bass from The New England Conservatory of Music...

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Jose Alfredo Fernandez - Guitar

A Cuban guitarist, graduated with honors from the Superior Institute of Arts of Havana, Cuba, where he obtained his ‘Magna Cum Laude’ Master’s degree in both Classical Guitar and Musicology...

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Charles Axel Ekendhal - Guitar

Charles Axel Ekendahl began playing the guitar around the age of 12 in Spain. He was involved with numerous bands, playing gigs since the age of 13 and releasing several demos and CD’s since the age of 16 with bands like Mendacity, Para, and Aghora among others...

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Federico Musgrove Stetson - Guitar

Federico Musgrove, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, started playing guitar at the age of twelve. In 2001, he moved to Miami, Florida and decided to pursue a career in music...

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Alexis Mattey - Guitar

Alexis started music studies since the early age of 7. At the age of 15, he started a rock band becoming legendary in the national scene. He graduated in the School of Music of the University of Los Andes...

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Amy Alvarado - Voice

Miami Native, Amy Ioné Alvarado began her singing career at the age of seventeen winning an honorable mention award in the young Arts competition of the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts. She began studying opera and classical voice at Florida International University earning her BM in Vocal Performance...

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Jenna Lorusso - Voice

Jenna Lorusso is a soprano from Acton, Massachusetts. She is a recent graduate of Westminster Choir College of Rider University, where she completed a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance. She graduated summa cum laude, and also successfully completed the Baccalaureate Honors Program...

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Katherine Mohr - Voice

Katherine Mohr knew she wanted to pursue a career in music at the age of thirteen after performing in a production of The Sound of Music. She auditioned and attended Carver Center for the Arts and Technology and studied classical voice there for four years...

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Nicole Avesani - Voice

Nicole has had a passion for music since childhood. She has been performing in choirs, shows and church since the young age of five. Her passion took her through high school and became a determining factor when considering collegiate options...

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Gillian Cura - Voice

Soprano, Pianist, Composer and Instructor Gillian Cura holds a Bachelor in Music from “University of Florida”. Gillian began her music career at an early age in Havana, Cuba studying piano and choral conducting at “Amadeo Roldan Conservatory”, while actively performing in several national television shows...

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Jennifer Voight - Voice

Jennifer Voigt is a "jewel-like soprano" (Houston Chronicle) most recently seen as the featured vocalist in the Resound Duo and Unbound Improv Ensemble based in Miami, FL. She will be singing the role of Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi) and Sister Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) with Frost Opera Theater this spring...

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r. Megan Barrera, a native of Miami, Florida, received her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Miami, Florida in 2009. She immediately moved to the state of Louisiana to pursue her Master of Music degree, which she was awarded in 2011 from Louisiana State University...

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Woodwinds & Brass

Alejandro Sanchez - Saxophone, Clarinet

With more than 10 Years of Experience in teaching Music, Mr. Sanchez knows how to make young musicians discover their abilities and talent. Developing a taste for the pureness of the Woodwind Instruments and make them feel the joy of playing both Classical and Jazz Music...

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Oderlyn Gutiez-Bello - Flute

Oderlyn Gutiez-Bello was born in Havana, Cuba. She began her musical studies with piano in 1993 and flute in 1995 at Guillermo Tomas Music Conservatory.

She arrived to the United States in 1998 continuing her music career and obtaining a Bachelor Degree in Music Performance Suma Cum Laude (2006) from the University of Florida through New World School of the Arts College and a Master Degree in Music Performance (2009) from Lynn University...

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Mar Trujillo - Flute

Mar Trujillo was born in Caracas, Venezuela and immigrated soon after to the United States. She began her musical training at an early age under the tutelage of her parents Andres and Darleen Trujillo. At age 11, after an elementary training in violin and piano, she chose flute as her primary instrument...

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Cameron Ghahremani - Brass

Since arriving in Miami in 2013, Cameron's has performed with the New World Symphony, the South Florida Philharmonic, the Miami Symphony and the H.M.I Orchestra among other distinguished ensembles...

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Rolando Gonzalez - Drums

Rolando Gonzalez has a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is a recording artist and teaches music theory, digital composition and the drumset...

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Bobby Thomas Jr. - Drums & Percussion

A two time Grammy winner and a world renowned percussionist, Bobby Thomas Jr. is also famous for being one of the original percussionists in the legendary fusion rock band, Weather Report...

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Alexis Mattey - Drums

Alexis started music studies since the early age of 7. At the age of 15, he started a rock band becoming legendary in the national scene. He graduated in the School of Music of the University of Los Andes...

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