All Team

Sir Julian Milkis

Special Arrangement Clarinet Faculty

Sir Julian Milkis’  impressive sound, a virtuostic technical ease and a musical imagination has captivated critics and audiences alike around the world, He carries the rare honor of being the only student of the clarinet legend Benny Goodman. Mr. Milkis’ unique interpretations and artistry have earned him an international stature of a dazzling soloist, chamber musician, recitalist and jazz clarinetist,…

Ethan Lee

Ethan Lee

Piano & Jazz Faculty

Ethan Lee took to learning the piano at the age of 6. He began studies at the Nelly Berman School of Music two years later, under the tutelage of Nelly Berman, Elena Berman, and Igor Resnianski. At the age of 13, he performed Rhapsody in Blue with the Philadelphia Orchestra as the winner of the Greenfield Competition, and went on…

Ilya Ovrutsky - flute

Ilya Ovrutsky

Flute Faculty

Ilya Ovrutsky, Bachelor’s degree : Kiev R. Gliere music college (Ukraine), 1965. Master’s degree: Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow in flute/piccolo performance, 1971. Mr. Ovrutsky has performed extensively around the world as a member of Symphony Orchestra of The Moscow Bolshoy Theater, and of the former USSR State Symphony Orchestra under direction of E. Svetlanov. He has performed in the major…

Nathaniel McEwen

Voice Faculty

Hailed for his “voice of exquisite facility and flexibility” (Observer Today, Dunkirk, NY), tenor Nathaniel McEwen feels at home in both the concert hall and the opera house. He has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, the Maui Chamber Orchestra, the International Baroque Soloists of the Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival, the Cornell Chamber Orchestra,…

Daniel Hull

Guitar Faculty

Dr. Daniel Hull earned a Bachelor of Music degree in guitar performance from Illinois State University where he studied with Douglas Rubio and the degrees Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in guitar performance from the Eastman School of Music while studying with Nicholas Goluses.  An active soloist, ensemble musician and teacher, Hull has performed throughout the United…

Stefanie Yeung

Associate Director

Stefanie Yeung is a former piano student of Elena Berman and current Associate Director of the Nelly Berman School of Music. Stefanie studied piano at Peabody Preparatory of the Johns Hopkins University under Dr. Yonghi Moon and at Tufts University under Katherine Chi. She graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in International Relations and Political Science and was awarded…

James Anemone

Piano Faculty

Philadelphia-based pianist James Anemone is admired for his sensitive playing and thoughtful interpretations. He has given performances across the United States, giving performances at Carnegie Hall in New York, The Academy of Music Ballroom in Philadelphia, Roussel Hall in New Orleans, LA, Carl and Lily Pjrozheimer Hall in New York, and the Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre in West Chester, PA. His…

Frank Stroble

French Horn Faculty

Frank is our newest French Horn instructor! Frank Stroble has been a fixture of the Delaware Valley music scene for over 30 years as a performer, teacher, arranger and composer. Upon earning B.S. in Music Education from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, he wandered in the wilds of Pennsylvania and Delaware before eventually settling in Voorhees, NJ, where he now resides.…

Jessica Lynch

Flute Faculty

Jessica Lynch is a performer and teacher in the Philadelphia area.  As an ensemble musician, she has performed across the United States, including performances in Carnegie Hall in New York City, Verizon Hall in Philadelphia, at the 2019 College Band Directors National Association Conference in Arizona, and at the 2018 and 2019 Mid-Atlantic Flute Conventions in Virginia.  Additionally, Jessica has…

Lorenzo Mazzamuto

Violin Faculty

Born in Catania in 1986, Lorenzo Mazzamuto graduated in 2005 from the Vincenzo Bellini Musical Institute of Catania with ten and laude as a student of Maestro Vito Imperato. He had his solo debut with an orchestra at the age of 11 performing a Vivaldi Concerto. The young violinist has already taken part in over 25 national and international musical…