Faculty

Dr. Igor Resnianski

Piano Faculty

Igor Resnianski was born in 1967 in the city of Irkutsk , Russia and began his piano studies at the age of nine. In 1982, he completed seven years of study in the Novosibirsk Music School under Ludmila Sakharova and received a Diploma with Distinction. In 1986, Igor graduated with distinction from the Novosibirsk Music College where he studied under…

Dima Borisovsky

Piano Faculty

Dmitry Borisovsky  began his piano studies at the age of eight. In 1977, he completed his study in the Music School under Tatiana Vinogradova and received a Diploma with Distinction. In 1980, Dmitry graduated with distinction from the Yakutsk Music College where he studied under Maya Ivanova. He then continued his studies at the Novosibirsk State Academy under the tutelage…

Dr. Ariane Alexander

Piano Faculty

Dr. Ariane Alexander received her early musical training at the Julliard School of Music studying with Richard Faber and continued her studies at Indiana University, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of Houston Moores School of Music where she received a DMA degree in piano performance working with Abbey Simon, Horacio Gutierez and Ruth Tomfohrde. Dr. Alexander…

Marina Voznaya

Piano and Voice Faculty

Marina Voznaia began her piano studies at the age of four. In 1993, she completed eight years of study in St.Petersburg Tchaikovsky Music School under Elena Trophimova. In 1997, Marina graduated with honors from St.Petersburg Music Pedagogical College No. 3. Where she studied under Natalia Khoreva (piano) and Olga Luzina (vocal). While studying there, she taught children (ranging from 3…

Praised by critics as “a grand pianist” (Il Cittadino, Italy) and a “master of piano” (Music Magazine ‘Auditorium’, Korea), Marianna Prjevalskaya performs as a recitalist and concerto soloist, and captivates audiences with emotional intensity, maturity, richness and beauty of tone. Since her solo debut with orchestra at age nine, Dr. Prjevalskaya has appeared with major orchestras such as the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana…

Jeffrey Solow

Special Arrangement Cello Faculty

Jeffrey Solow’s impassioned and compelling cello playing has enthralled audiences throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. His multi-faceted career embraces performances as recitalist, soloist with orchestra and chamber musician, as well as teaching, writing and lecturing on a variety of cellistic topics and arranging and editing music for the cello. Two of his many recordings were nominated…

Vladimir Dyo

Special Arrangement Violin Faculty

B.S. Violin Performance and Pedagogy, Kazakh National Academy of Music (currently Kazakh National University of Arts) M.M. Violin Performance, Southern Methodist University D.M.A. Violin Performance, Temple University Since his debut with the Kazakh State Symphony Orchestra at age 12, Vladimir Dyo has toured and performed at prestigious venues of the former USSR, Europe, Asia, and the United States, including Carnegie…

Sylvia Ahramjian

Special Arrangement Violin Faculty

Sylvia Ahramjian brings a varied background to violin and viola performance and teaching. Whether a long list of standard solo repertoire, chamber music, orchestral and opera repertoire, American music, contemporary composers, Baroque performance practice or most recently as a member of the West Chester University Latin Jazz Ensemble, she brings energy and commitment to the style of music being played.…

Dr. Matthew D. Clayton

Saxophone & Jazz Improvisation Faculty

Dr. Matthew D. Clayton, II, a Philadelphia area native, has played the saxophone for 20 years and is a music scholar, teacher and performer.  Some of the highlights of his various performances include shows at Carnegie Hall, famed New York jazz clubs the Village Vanguard and Birdland as a member of the National Grammy All Star High School Jazz Band,…

Dr. Theresa Klinefelter

Special Arrangement Jazz Piano Faculty

Heralded by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “on the cosmic cusp where Mozart might mingle with Mingus”, pianist Terry Klinefelter has performed in a wide variety of settings in both the classical and jazz fields. Appearances include the Philadelphia Orchestra Chamber Music Series, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Endless Mountain Music Festival, Chadds Ford Winery Jazz Festival, Jazz at the Springs and the…