Melanie Punter, double bass

Melanie Punter joined the Florida State University College of Music faculty in Fall 1996; in July of 2019, she retired as Associate Professor of Double Bass. She is a graduate of the High School of Music and Art in New Tork, where she studied with Homer Mensch, and at...

Ian Davidson, oboe

Oboist Ian Davidson has appeared as soloist and chamber musician in thirty-three countries on six continents as part of forty-three international concert tours.  He has given masterclasses and recitals at conservatories around the world including those in Moscow,...

Gregory Fletcher

Gregory is a versatile, award-winning artist thriving in the greater Los Angeles area. As a vocalist originally from California’s Inland Empire, he has become a multifaceted musician, obtaining session work in various musical genres including R&B, jazz, gospel,...

Ernest H. Harrison

Ernest Harrison, tenor, is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he received his Master’s degree in Choral Conducting.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Vocal Performance from Auburn University in 2014 and studied with world-renowned composer Dr....

Jonathan Gunn, clarinet

Clarinetist Jonathan Gunn is a versatile artist with a varied career as educator, soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer. Appointed by Maestro Paavo Järvi to the position of Associate Principal and Eb Clarinet of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in 2004,...

Awet Andemicael

Joy is the hallmark of soprano Awet Andemicael’s artistry.  She has been acclaimed for her “sparkling solo verses” (Opera News), “vivid musical personality” (Boston Globe), “honeyed tone” (San Francisco Classical Voice), “fine comic interplay and […] superb singing”...