Our concerts feature professional musicians, including Tony Award winners, Grammy-nominated classical artists, and Pulitzer Prize winners who have been uniformly moved by the experience of participating in our unique programs.
Chris Scanlon
  • Trumpet

Currently living in New York City, trumpeter Christopher Scanlon is a member of the Miami Symphony Orchestra and Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra. Additionally he has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Springfield Symphony, Charleston Symphony, Symphony in C and as principal with the Boston Lyric Opera, Singapore Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Vermont Symphony, […]

Christian Regul
  • Piano

Born and raised in Germany,Christian has been playing the piano since the age of 5. For 20 years he hasbeen a musical director and musician throughout Europe and North and SouthAmerica for such musicals as JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT,Disney’s THEHUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (World Premiere Berlin, Germany), CATS (Berlin, Germanyand North and South […]

Clara Yang
  • Cello

Cellist Clara Yang has appeared in numerous solo, chamber music, and orchestral performances at major venues and festivals across the United States and internationally. She earned her Bachelors and Masters Degrees at the Juilliard School where she studied with Joel Krosnick, and earned her Professional Studies Diploma at the Mannes College of Music under Timothy […]

Classical Tangent
  • Classical Ensemble

Classical Tangent is a lively group of musicians from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Berklee College of Music faculty and other professional organizations who put their talents together to explore Folk music from around the world. While we feature several classical works on our programs, we base our performances on adapting these distinctly different folk styles […]

Creston Herron
  • Violin

Creston is a violinist with the Houston Latin Philharmonic. He is also currently the Assistant Orchestra Director at Klein ISD. Previously he was the orchestra director at YES Prep in Houston and an instructor at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.

Cullan Bryant
  • Piano

Cullan Bryant is among the most active chamber and collaborative pianists in New York City, maintaining a schedule of over 70 recitals a year. He has performed with many world-class artists including Ju-Young Baek, Emanuel Borok, Colin Jacobsen, Misha Keylin, Oleh Krysa, Julia Lichten, Midori, Sviatoslav Moroz, Peter Rejto, Paul Tobias, members of the Amati, […]

Daleton J. Lee
  • Drums

Versatile drummer Daleton J. Lee plays for many groups in the city of Houston and the surrounding area. A product of a musical father and artistically supportive mother, he grew up as musical child involved in singing, band and playing the piano. Daleton grew up playing with Jazz “Cats” like Mike Moreno, Robert Glasper and […]

David Gibson
  • Trombone

Trombonist David Gibson has enjoyed a varied musical career which is deeply rooted in the genres of jazz and funk. While reared in Oklahoma, Gibson’s musical journey steered him to New York City. Jazz luminary Curtis Fuller said about Gibson, “Out of all the young players I hear in the music today, David is one of very […]

David Marc Tagle
  • Cello

A graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, David Marc Tagle has traveled throughout the U.S., to China, London, the Philippines, Taiwan, Italy, and Canada giving chamber music and solo performances. He has participated in numerous festivals and seminars including the Amadeus, the Muir, and the Audubon string quartet seminars and the Aspen Festival, […]

David Wright

As an instrumentalist, vocalist, bandleader, Master of Ceremonies, producer, and talent manager, David has been providing quality entertainment in the Washington area for over 25 years. In 2003 David received the Jazz History Appreciation Month Award from the Department of the Interior for his “musical achievements, accomplishments, and dedication…” Congress created the Jazz History Appreciation […]

Deborah Hurwitz

Deborah Hurwitz is a millennial renaissance woman living in Manhattan and Los Angeles. Trained as a concert pianist with a major solo debut at age 12, she discovered the joys of electronic production in the studios at Princeton University and brought both musical worlds together in New York as a composer, conductor, producer and performer. […]

Denise Fraser
  • Drums

Drummer Denise Fraser has performed in Off-Broadway and Broadway shows. She plays regularly with the Restless Blues Band who currently has a song in the movie The Other Woman. She is the house drummer for UnCabaret, a weekly comedy and music show at First & Hope Restaurant in downtown LA.

Desi Oakley

Desi Oakley is a broadway singer, previously seen in Evita, Shrek the Musical, and Les Miserables. Her performance with Music for Autism was during the national tour of Waitress, where she played the part of Jenna.

Diane Ortega
  • Bassoon

Diana Ortega began the bassoon at age of 12, and shortly after a year of playing music was accepted into the prestigious preparatory program at the Juilliard School. In 2001, Ms. Ortega began her high school years at the “Fame school” formally known as LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts, and by her junior […]

Dianne Fraser
  • Actress

Dianne grew up a Valley Girl in Southern California, graduated from UCLA, and moved to New York to pursue a career in musical theatre. Well… a funny thing happened on the way to fame and fortune. Her only role on Broadway was as a waitress at the Saloon restaurant at 64th & Broadway. Undaunted, Dianne […]

Doug and Dmitri Klezmer Duo
  • Klezmer Duo

Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch is a clarinetist, saxophonist, pianist, composer, ethnomusicologist, educator, conductor, and Yiddish/ Eastern European style singer. Since 2008, he has been an Assistant  Artistic Director at National Yiddish Theatre, working with Zalmen Mlotek, one of the most authoritative figures in the modern Jewish theater and music world.  He has also co-arranged a score for […]

Dr. Sophia (Feng) Lee

Dr. Sophia (Feng) Lee is a Family Medicine Physician who is completing her residency at Montefiore Medical Center under the mentorship of Dr. Ma. Both have performed as chamber musicians in the United States and internationally.

Dr. Yeou-Cheng Ma
  • Violin

Dr. Yeou-Cheng Ma is a Developmental Pediatrician and a musician. A graduate of Radcliffe College and Harvard Medical School, she works with children with developmental disorders in the Bronx and Queens, performs as a chamber musician, and teaches violin, viola, and chamber music with The Children’s Orchestra Society. Informally known as the “Music Doctor,” her […]

Elena Bonomo

Elena Bonomo is a drummer, percussionist, band leader and music educator based in the NYC area. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, she holds a Bachelors Degree in Performance. Elena has shared the stage with Tony-award winning actress Patina Miller (Pippin, Sister Act), Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages), Richie Goods (Chris Botti) and jazz […]

Emily Herdeman Kelly
  • Violin

Emily is a violinist with the Houston Symphony. She holds a master’s degree in music from Rice University. She has performed at Carnegie Hall and at Column Hall in Moscow.

Emily Kalish
  • Violin

Violinist Emily Kalish is committed to bringing audiences thoughtful, imaginative, and emotionally honest interpretations of the classical repertoire as well as new works written by 21st century composers. After earning a Bachelor’s degree from the Hartt School in Connecticut, where she studied with Katie Lansdale, Emily moved to New York for her Master’s degree at […]