String Faculty

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…

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…

Elliot Mallard

Cello Faculty

B.M Juilliard M.M. Temple

Rodolfo Leuenberger

Violin Faculty

Rodolfo Leuenberger, originally from Mechanicsburg, PA, studied with Pamela de Wall, Odin Rathnam, and Joseph Esmilla of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. He completed his BM in 2009 and MM in 2011 from Temple University studying with Helen Kwalwasser. At Temple, Rodolfo performed with the Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, the Kimmel Center, and the Lincoln Center. Other activities during his…

Tanya Ivanova

Violin Faculty

Samara Conservatory, Belarussian National Conservatory, Minsk; Gnessin Institute of Music Pedagogy, Moscow, Russia.

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 age 12, Vladimir Dyo has toured and performed in prestigious venues of the former USSR, Europe, Asia, and the United States, including Rachmaninoff Hall, Tchaikovsky Hall, Column Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, UNESCO,…

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.…

Paul Klinefelter

String Bass & Bass Guitar Faculty

Paul Klinefelter began his bass studies with Eligio Rossi of the Settlement Music School. His classical training continued with Lou Kosma (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra) at Temple University, then with Neil Courtney (Philadelphia Orchestra) at University of the Arts where he eventually earned a diploma in classical double bass performance. Paul’s eclectic background has allowed him to wear many hats in…

Paul Arnold

Special Arrangement Violin Faculty

Violinist Paul Arnold has been a member of The Philadelphia Orchestra for 30 years and is a familiar personality on the Philadelphia classical music scene. He has appeared as a recitalist and chamber musician with such diverse personalities as Yefim Bronfman, Christoph Eschenbach, Tan Dun, Keith Jarrett, the New Arts Trio, and the Emerson Quartet. Mr. Arnold has appeared numerous times in…