Our faculty of American and Canadian musicians includes renowned artists in both the vocal and instrumental realms. Trained at the highest level, they include vocal and instrumental soloists, orchestral musicians from major U.S. orchestras, and university professors. Participants receive daily coaching in the form of rehearsals, masterclasses, and seminars. 

Faculty Orchestra


Greg Scime, Artistic Director

Estelle Maria Gibbs,  Vocal Music Director

Gloria Thurmond, Vocal Coach

Judy Diez d'Aux, Chamber Music Coordinator

Catherine Hudgins, Chamber Music Programming

Leslie Schroerlucke, Director, Student and Affiliate Division

Patricia Lazzara, Assistant Director, Student and Affiliate Division

Instrumental Faculty

Rodney Ackmann, Principal Bassoon, Oklahoma City Philharmonic

Robert Lehmann, Violin, Director of String Studies, University of Southern Maine

Marta Howard, Viola, North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort

Virginia Sircy, Piano, Cameron University, Mississippi College, William Woods College

Lisa Harvey Reed, Principal Oboe, Oklahoma City Philharmonic

Catherine Hudgins, Principal Clarinet, Plymouth Philharmonic, West Stockbridge Chamber Players

Judy Diez d'Aux, Flute, founder, Saint Victor Chamber Concerts

Leslie Schroerlucke, Principal Clarinet, Orchestra Collective of Orange County, UC Riverside faculty 

Patty Lazzara, Flute, Soloist and Chamber Artist, Ensemble Bella Luce

Greg Scime

Artistic Director

Gloria Thurmond

Estelle Maria Gibbs

Vocal Music Director

Catherine Hudgins 

Judy Diez d'Aux

Robert Lehmann

Virginia Sircy

Leslie Schroerlucke

Marta Howard

Rod Ackmann 

Lisa Harvey-Reed

       Patricia Lazzara

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