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Ashley Leigh

Ashley R. Leigh served as Assistant Principal/Second and Eb Clarinet with the Naples Philharmonic (Naples, FL) from 2005-2022. She has performed with the National Orchestral Institute, the Round Top Festival Institute, Musica Riva Festival, (Italy) and the Tanglewood Festival. Ashley was awarded the grand prize at the 2006 Buffet-Crampon Young Artists Clarinet Competition in New York.  Additionally, she has been a finalist…

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Nicholas Tavani

Lauded by the Washington Post for his “brilliant musicianship,” violinist Nicholas Tavani debuted in Washington, D.C.’s Gaston Hall at the age of eight. As a chamber musician, recitalist, and concerto soloist, Mr. Tavani has performed extensively to critical acclaim in the United States and around the world. As first violinist of the Aeolus Quartet, he…

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Sean Kennard: Guest Artist – Week 3 / Faculty – Week 4

Sean Kennard has won top prizes in numerous international competitions including the Queen Elizabeth, and has released solo and chamber music albums on both Naxos and Delos. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras around the world such as the Prague Radio Symphony, Japan’s NHK Chamber Orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, Chamber Orchestra of Frankfurt,…

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