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About the Strings Department

Department chair: Cornelia Heard

The following String Department faculty offer instruction to Blair undergraduate music majors:

Violin

Cornelia Heard, Valere Potter Chair and Professor of Violin

Carolyn Huebl, Professor of Violin

Stephen Miahky, Joseph Joachim Professor of Violin

Viola

John Kochanowski, Associate Professor of Viola; Coordinator of the Chamber Music Program

Kathryn Plummer, Professor of Viola

Cello

Felix Wang, Professor of Cello

Bass

Joel Reist, Adjunct Associate Professor of Bass

Glen Wanner, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bass

Harp

Kirsten Agresta Copely, Adjunct Associate Professor of Harp

Recommended audition repertoire for the Strings Department


Faculty

Cornelia L. Heard
Valere Potter Chair at the Blair School of Music; Professor of Violin; Chair of the Strings Department
Email
Website
615-322-7681
3102 Blair
Kirsten Agresta Copely
Adjunct Associate Professor of Harp
Email
Website
615-969-6866
Blair 2125
Jessica Blackwell
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Violin
Email
615-322-4911
2104 Blair
 Paula Bressman
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Harp
Email
615-969-6866
Blair 2125
Sari DeLeon-Reist
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Cello
Email
615-322-7651
1191 Blair
 Zachary Ebin
Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Kirsten Cassel Greer
Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Cello
Email
615-322-4921
1160 Blair
Erin Hall
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Violin
Email
615-322-7668
1191 Blair
Carolyn Huebl
Professor of Violin
Email
Website
615-322-5814
3159 Blair
Jun Iwasaki
Adjunct Professor of Violin
 Sara Newman Johnson
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
615-322-4909
2111 Blair
John Kochanowski
Associate Professor of Viola
Email
Website
615-322-7686
1183 Blair
Bradley D. Mansell
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Cello
Email
615-322-4909
2111 Blair
Christina McGann
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Violin
Email
Website
2104 Blair
Edgar Meyer
Adjunct Associate Professor of Bass

Website
(615) 322-4933
1180 Blair
Stephen Miahky
Joseph Joachim Professor of Violin
Email
Website
(615) 322-7682
3100 Blair
Joe Rea Phillips
Senior Artist Teacher of Guitar
Email
Website
(615) 322-7698
2128 Blair
Crystal D. Plohman
Senior Artist Teacher of Fiddling
Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
(615) 343-6360
1190 Blair
Kathryn C. Plummer
Professor of Viola
Email
Website
(615) 322-7666
1187 Blair
Daniel Reinker
Adjunct Associate Professor of Viola
Email
(615) 322-7671
1170 Blair
 Joel Reist
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Double Bass
Email
(615) 322-4933
1180 Blair
Maria Jose Romero Ramos
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Violin
 Joshua Salazar

Christina Simpson
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
615-974-9447
2111 Blair
Richard Todd
Adjunct Associate Professor of Guitar
Email
615-322-7698
2128 Blair
Celeste Halbrook Tuten
Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
(615) 322-7694
1192 Blair
Felix Wang
Professor of Cello
Email
Website
(615) 322-7683
3161 Blair
 Glen Wanner
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bass
Email
(615) 330-4509
1180 Blair
Anne Hall Williams
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Cello
Email
(615) 322-7668
1191 Blair