CompositionELEONORA ROTSHTEYN - Musicianship, Staff Accompanist, Composition
B.M., M.M., Mannes College of Music, piano and composition. Master of Music Education (K-12 certification) Queens College. Piano studies: Mme. Nina Svetlanova. Composition studies: Dr. Robert Cuckson. Theory and Analysis: Dr. Carl Schachter. Performance: Weill Recital Hall; NY/ NJ Steinway Halls. Winner: Leschetizky Society; World Piano Competition, Cincinnati. Collaborative pianist: Lucy Moses School; Mannes College of Music Preparatory; Port Jefferson Music Academy; private studio in Brooklyn. Collaborative pianist: BMCC, CUNY. Faculty: Port Jefferson Music Academy; Shostakovich Music School; School for Strings, BMCC, CUNY adjunct.
ALEKSEI STEVENS - Composition, Musicianship, Music Technology Lab
B.A. Music, Connecticut College; M.M. Composition, Manhattan School of Music. Studied: Noel Zahler, Nils Vigeland, Joel Chadabe. Compositions performed: North America and Europe; Festivals: Ear to the Earth (NYC), Source (Washington, DC), Tevereterno (Rome). Sound installations: 3-Legged Dog (NYC), Participant (NYC), BRIC Arts (Brooklyn). Residences and Performances: The MacDowell Colony (Peterborough, NH), Diapason Sound Art Gallery (Brooklyn). Former Interim Director and Music Technology Lecturer, New Media Art and Performance MFA program, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus.
CONRAD WINSLOW - Composition, Musicianship
A.B. Music, Honors, Rollins College; M.M. Music Composition, The Juilliard School; M.M. Film Scoring, New York University. Studied: John Corigliano, Justin Dello Joio, Daniel Crozier. Awards: 2010 ASCAP Morton Gould Award, 2010 CAP Grant from the American Music Center, ASCAPlus Awards, 2010 Juilliard Orchestra Competition, NYU Symphony Orchestra Residency, American Composers Orchestra Readings. Selected Commissions: The Albany Symphony Orchestra, The New Juilliard Ensemble, NYU Symphony, Guidonian Hand trombone quartet, ai ensemble, The Last Romantic (film score). Arranger: Off-Broadway musical Camp Wanatachi, produced by co-creator of the Blue Man Group. Co-author: Keyboard Theory, a music theory/keyboard skills text currently in use at Rollins College.