Faculty

Robert McDuffie with student
Robert McDuffie and Amy Schwartz Moretti have personally selected the distinguished artists who serve as faculty at the Center. The faculty will impart a sweeping view of music and demonstrate the kinds of career paths available from completion of an advanced string program. Many of the distinguished artists maintain prominent solo and chamber music careers or hold principal positions at major symphony orchestras across the nation.
Violin
Founder
Mansfield and Genelle Jennings Distinguished University Professor of Music
Violin
Director
Caroline Paul King Chair in Strings
Cello
Distinguished Artist
Renowned pedagogue
Cello
Distinguished Artist
Charles and Mary Jean Yates Cello Chair
Principal Cellist, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Viola
Distinguished Artist
Principal Violist, Minnesota Orchestra
Chamber Coach
Distinguished Artist
Violist, The Emerson String Quartet
Chamber Coach
Distinguished Artist
Violinist, The Cavani String Quartet
Viola
Distinguished Artist
Concert violist, renowned pedagogue
Violin
Distinguished Artist
Concertmaster, The Philadelphia Orchestra
Piano
Distinguished Artist
G. Leslie Fabian Piano Chair in Music
Artistic Director, Atlanta Chamber Players
Conductor
Distinguished Artist
Conductor, Mercer University Orchestra
Music Director, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Double Bass
Distinguished Artist
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Double Bass
Distinguished Artist
Principal Bassist, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra