Artists

ORCHESTRA


Violin

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Kansas City Symphony, Concertmaster Philadelphia Orchestra
  • The Juilliard School, BM '06, MM '08
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra, University of North Texas
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Artist Diploma, 2011
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Arts Fusion Initiative, Banda Magda
  • The Juilliard School, BM, 2011; The Juilliard School, MM, 2013
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Chamber Orchestra of New York, Lucerne Festival, Rhythm Method String Quartet (from 2013 -2016)
  • Northwestern University, BA 2010 and Juilliard, MM 2012
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2012
  • AfterDark
  • Venice Symphony (Concertmaster), The Florida Orchestra, Louisville Orchestra (Principal Second Violin)
  • Indiana University,Masters of Music, 1999
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • San Diego Symphony Orchestra, The Juilliard School, Columbia University
  • The Juilliard School, Master of Music, 2005
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • American Composers Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, Trinity Baroque Orchestra
  • The Juilliard School, BM 2006, MM 2008, Mannes College of Music, PSD 2010, Yale School of Music, Fellow 2011
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • New England Conservatory (2016-Present), Curtis Institute of Music (2012-2016), Ravinia Steans Music Institute (2015 & 2016)
  • Curtis Institute of Music, Bachelors of Music, 2016
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Sirius Quartet, Seven)Suns, Mannes College of Music
  • Aaron Copland School of Music (CUNY Queens College), Masters in Violin Performance, 2006
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2014
  • (CBMF Co-Artistic Director), Ensemble (Voxare), Orchestra
  • The Voxare String Quartet, The Metropolitan State University of Denver, Teachers College, Columbia University, The New York Philharmonic, Teaching Artist
  • The Juilliard School, BM 2004 and MM 2006; Teachers College, Columbia University Ed.D. 2013
  • Hailed by the European Academy of Arts and Sciences as an “electrifying and virtuosic” performer with “exquisite taste and rare talent”, Canadian violinist, Dr. Preston Hawes is a laureate of the Concours de Musique Du Canada, the Andrews International Music Competitions, the Prix de Musique de Chambre à Fontainebleau, and recipient of the JC Van Hulsteyn award and Peabody Career Grant. He has been heard as a soloist in over 35 countries and in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, and Plovdiv Symphony Hall. Earning a Masters of Music degree and the coveted Artist Diploma at Yale University, Hawes completed his studies earning a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Peabody Institute of Music. Dr. Hawes is assistant professor of music and director of strings at Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, MD and is artistic director of the New England Symphonic Ensemble.

Viola

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Kansas City Symphony, Park University
  • Juilliard School, MM, 2003
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Section Viola Governor's School for the Arts, Viola and Chamber Music Faculty
  • The Juilliard School, BM & MM, 2007 & 2008; Columbia School Teachers College, EdM 20011; University of Colorado Boulder DMA 2015
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Chintimini Chamber Music
  • Northwestern University, MM, 1996
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • Austin Symphony, Tetractys New Music Ensemble, Sunset ChamberFest
  • USC, BM, 2011, UT Austin, MM, 2015
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • (CBMF Co-Artistic Director), Ensemble (Voxare), Orchestra
  • Crested Butte Music Festival (Co-Artistic Director); Voxare String Quartet
  • The Juilliard School, BM: 2004. Cleveland Institute of Music, MM: 2006. Cleveland Institute of Music/ Case Western Reserve University, DMA, 2012

Cello

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Kansas City Symphony (Associate Principal Cello and Board Member), Missouri River Festival of the Arts (chamber music and solo guest artist), Crested Butte Music Festival (Principal Cello), Heartland Chamber Music Festival (faculty and guest artist)
  • The Juilliard School, Bachelor in cello performance, 2004. New England Conservatory, Masters in cello performance, 2006
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Artosphere Festival Orchestra, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Sarasota Opera Orchestra
  • The Juilliard School, B.M., 2003; Manhattan School of Music, M.M. 2005
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Ensemble/Orchestra
  • Cellist of Voxare String Quartet, Cellist and Artist Director of Classical Jam, Teaching Artist at the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • The Juilliard School, Artist Diploma, 2014
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • New England Conservatory, Harvard University, New Music Ensemble (NME)
  • New England Conservatory, M.M., 2018

Double Bass

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Section Bass - Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Extra Musician - New York Philharmonic, Double Bass Professor - Tulane University
  • Eastman School Music, B.M. with Distinction, 2005; SUNY Purchase, M.M., 2007
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • New World Symphony, Spoleto Festival USA, Doublestop Foundation Double Bass Ambassador
  • Rice University, MM, 2015

Flute

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Granados Music Institute, Soloist, Classical Jam
  • Mannes College of Music, BM in Performance, 1986; Manhattan School of Music, MM in Performance, 1988
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Personal Website
  • Orchestra
  • Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra Granados Music Institute Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, B.M. Flute Performance, 2010; The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, M.M. Flute Performance, 2012; iPEC, Professional Certified Coach

Oboe

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • University of Denver, Lamont School of Music Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra
  • Eastman School of Music - BM, 2008 / Southern Methodist University - MM, 2010
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • Principal with Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic substitute with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra substitute with American Ballet Theatre
  • Rutgers, DMA, 2018

Clarinet

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Hochschule für Musik Munich, Richard Strauss Conservatory
  • Munich Hochschule für Musik, M.M., 1980
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • Houston Grand Opera - Principal Clarinet Aperio, Music of the Americas - Clarinet, Bass Clarinet Da Camera - Young Artist
  • Rice University, MM, 2016

Bassoon

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Queens symphony orchestra, Englewind ensemble, the Phantom of the opera orchestra on Broadway
  • The Juilliard School
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • The University of Texas at Austin - DMA 2020
  • Florida State University, BM 2011; The Juilliard School, MM 2013

Trumpet

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra
  • The Juilliard School BM 2008, MM 2010
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • The Oberlin Brass Quintet, Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra
  • The Juilliard School, MM, 2017

French Horn

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Richmond Symphony Orchestra (VA) Verbier Festival New World Symphony
  • The Juilliard School, Master of Music, 2010
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestral Fellow
  • Yale School of Music, University of Michigan
  • Yale School of Music, MMA, 2017; Yale School of Music, MM, 2016; University of Michigan, BM, 2014

Trombone

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Boston Conservatory, Simpson College, Emmanuel Music
  • Boston Conservatory, MM Opera Performance, 2018
  • CBMF Debut: 2016
  • Orchestra
  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Boulder Philharmonic, Denver Brass
  • University of Michigan BM ‘93 Northwestern University MM ‘94

Timpani

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • The Juilliard School
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Arx duo, Faculty at Curtis Summerfest, Robert van Sice Percussion Collective
  • Curtis Institute of Music B.M. 12' Yale School of Music M.M. 14'

Harp

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • University of Denver, Lamont School of Music Colorado springs Philharmonic
  • Conservatoire National de Region de Paris, MM chamber music, MM Performance, 2005; Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, DMA, 2005

Percussion

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, Pittsburgh Opera, Wheeling Symphony
  • Cleveland Institute of Music BM '09, MM '12

Soloists

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Soloist (Flute)
  • Classics On Hudson (Artistic Director), 'Leaf Pepper Concerts' Columbia County, NY (Artistic Director), Previously - 'Bravo Vail Valley Music Festival', (Artistic Director)
  • Barnard College, NYC; The Juilliard School, B.A.
  • Soloist (Pianist - BEERoque)
  • JOOEUN PAK has appeared in major concert venues as a soloist, chamber musician, and a champion of contemporary music giving performances in major cities in the U.S., Korea, Italy, Jordan, and Germany including Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, NY, Terrace Theatre in Kennedy Center in D.C, Armstrong hall in Torrance, Bennet Gordon hall in Ravinia, Al Hussein Cultural Center in Jordan, Theatre Vipiteno in Sterzing and was recently featured in Chicago radio station WFMT.   Being a winner of a number of national and international competitions, Pak is also a highly demanded collaborative pianist and a chamber musician, appearing in concerts with winners of the renowned international competitions, including the Metropolitan National Council Audition, and the Tchaikovsky International Competition. She formerly worked as a collaborative pianist in Ravinia Steans Music Institute, Atlantic Music Festival and Indiana University String Academy.   Pak is a passionate advocate of creative interdisciplinary projects while actively commissioning and giving world premiers of compositions of our time. Her extensive collaboration with leading living composers including the world premier of “Rabble Rouser… for Jooeun Pak” by Don Freund has also distinguished her as a highly versatile pianist over the past decade. Upon winning the Grand Prize in the Latin American Music Competition, Pak released a CD featuring compositions by Latin American contemporary composers including Gabriela Lena Frank and Miguel del Aguila, with a violinist Colin Sorgi.   Pak was formerly a full-time lecturer in piano in Towson Univ., Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano in the Univ. of Puget Sound, Associate Instructor in Indiana Univ., Jacobs School of Music, Performing Artist and Faculty in Orfeo Music Festival, and a Music Faculty in American Academy of Jordan Summer Music Festival. Pak has given master classes nationally and internationally, and was heard in National Conservatory of Music in Amman, and Stetson University, Western Connecticut State University and Biola University Conservatory of Music this season. Pak is currently an Assistant Professor of Piano and a Director of Keyboard Studies at the Metropolitan State University of Denver.   Pak received DM in Piano Performance and Literature with minors in theory and chamber music under the mentorship of distinguished professor Manahem Pressler, a founder of the renowned Beaux Art Trio, to whom she also served as a teaching assistant. Pak’s study was supported by Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Doctoral Fellowship, which was awarded for academic and performance excellence.


 
 

OPERA


Bass

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • CCM Opera, Indiana University Opera Theater, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • College-Conservatory of Music, Master of Music, 2016-2018. Indiana University, Bachelors of Music, 2012-2016

Bass-Baritone

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Boston Conservatory, Simpson College, Emmanuel Music
  • Boston Conservatory, MM Opera Performance, 2018
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Boston Lyric Opera, New England Conservatory
  • New England Conservatory of Music, M.M. 2017

Baritone

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Florida Grand Opera, Central City Opera, Opera Saratoga
  • University of Cincinnati-CCM, MM, 2013
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Orchestra
  • Resonanceworks, Pittsburgh PA The Juilliard School, MM 2010 Castleton Festival, Castleton VA
  • The Juilliard School, MM, 2010

Tenor

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Seattle Opera, Tacoma Opera, Vashon Opera
  • Pacific Lutheran University- Bachelors Opera Performance '14, New England Conservatory partial Masters Opera Performance '14-'15
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Pensacola Opera, Tri-Cities Opera, Shreveport Opera, Chautauqua Opera
  • Michigan State University 2008-2014

Mezzo-Soprano

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Mannes School of Music SUNY Purchase College Martina Arroyo Foundation Opera Ensemble
  • Mannes School of Music, Professional Studies Diploma, 2018
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Kentucky Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Chautauqua Opera
  • Indiana University, BM: Voice, 2009; Eastman School of Music, MM: Voice, 2011

Soprano

  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2016
  • Opera
  • University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, Binghamton University, Chautauqua Institution
  • CCM, Masters of Music, 2017
  • Personal Website
  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Cincinnati Chamber Opera, Atlanta Opera, Castleton Festival
  • Westminster Choir College, Bachelor of Music, 2014, College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, Master of Music, 2016

Pianist

  • CBMF Debut: 2017
  • Opera
  • Metropolitan Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Ravinia's Steans Institute
  • Northwestern, BA/BM (African History, Piano), 2011; Oxford, MSt (Harpsichord and Musiclogy), 2012