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Faculty: UMD High School Music Academy

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Students at the Academy will work closely with University of Maryland School of Music faculty, who represent the highest level in performance, scholarship and teaching.

2018 faculty to be posted soon.


Michael Votta, UMD High School Music Academy Program Director
~Jonathan Caldwell, band
~John Devlin, orchestra


David Salness, violin
Katherine Murdock, viola
~Kacy Clopton, cello
*Richard Barber, bass


*Aaron Goldman, flute
Mark Hill, oboe
Robert DiLutis, clarinet
Erich Heckscher, bassoon
Chris Vadala, saxophone


Gregory Miller, horn
Chris Gekker, trumpet
*Matthew Guilford, trombone
Willie Clark, tuba


~John Patton, percussion 

Ensembles in Residence

District 5 Quintet

  • Laura Kaufman, flute
  • Zack Gauvain, clarinet
  • Alison Lowell, oboe
  • Eddie Rumzis, bassoon
  • Laura Brisson, horn

UMD String Quartet

  • Kevin Sloan, violin
  • Ryan Gregory, violin
  • Emily Sheil, viola
  • Frances Borowsky, cello

*Member of the National Symphony Orchestra
~Distinguished UMD School of Music alumni

Faculty list subject to change.