Techne Faculty and Guest Artists

Faculty vary every year; check schedule for faculty in the current year.

Kinan Abou-afach

Syrian cellist and composer;
Classial Arab musician

Charles Abramovic

piano
Temple University

Sheila Browne

viola
Faculty: Tianjin Juilliard

Andres Cárdenes

violin
Tchaikovsky Competition Winner
Former Concertmaster: Pittsburgh Symphony

Jonathan Carney

violin
Concertmaster
Baltimore Symphony
Brevard Music Center

Molly Carr

viola
The Juilliard School of Music
Bard School of Music
Manhattan School of Music
Founder of Project: Music Heals Us

Andres Díaz

cello
SMU Faculty (Dallas)
Naumburg Competition Gold Medal Winner

Roberto Díaz

viola
President: Curtis Institute of Music
Former Principal Violist: Philadelphia Orchestra
Diaz Trio

Juliette Kang

violin
First Associate Concertmaster: Philadelphia Orchestra
Gold Medal Winner: Indianapolis Competition

David Kim

violin
Concertmaster
Philadelphia Orchestra

Thomas Kraines

cello
Composer (chamber music)
Daedalus Quartet

Diane Monroe

classical and jazz violin
Composer/arranger
Former member, Uptown Quartet

Todd Phillips

violin
Orion Quartet
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Domenic Salerni

violin
Attacca Quartet
Faculty, West Chester University

Nathan Schram

viola
Attacca Quartet

Timothy Schwarz

Artistic Director and Founder
violin and viola
Anglo-American Duo
Rowan University

Lawrence Stomberg

cello
University of Delaware

Steven Tenenbom

viola
Orion Quartet
Faculty of the Curtis Institute
and the Juilliard School of Music

Diego Villamil

violin
Concertmaster, PlayOn!Philly

Ariel Weiss-Holyst

Alexander Technique
Curtis Institute of Music

Peter Winograd

violin
First Violin: American String Quartet
Violin Faculty: Manhattan School of Music