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Meet NSM's Music Faculty

Please Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, New School of Music is offering both in-studio and online lessons at most campuses. You may choose to take in-studio or online lessons based on your comfort level and the availability of your teacher. Please review the Master Faculty Roster below or choose Filter Faculty by Campus to view teachers by location.
MASTER FACULTY ROSTER ALL DEPARTMENTS
Enter the category for this item: STRINGS, GSMAC MUSICIAN
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Anne Anderson
Applied Instrument: Violin
Secondary Instruments: Viola, Piano
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra, Associate Concertmaster
Campus: Online, Buford, Lilburn, Sandy Springs, Johns Creek
NSM Faculty: Since 2012
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Bjorn Anderson
Applied Instrument: Double Bass
Secondary Instruments: Cello, Guitar
Campus: Online, Buford, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2013
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Susan Andrews
Applied Instrument: Piano
Campus:
Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2005
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Angela Anzai
Applied Instrument: Piano
GSMAC Musician: Piano (on call)
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2016
Enter the category for this item: STRINGS, GUITAR/FRETS
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Rita Atkinson
Applied Instrument: Violin
Secondary Instruments: Fiddle, Guitar, Piano, Mandolin
Campus: Online, Buford, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2008
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Yelena Ayzenberg
Applied Instrument: Piano
Secondary Instruments: Bayan (Russian Accordian), Voice
Campus: Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2008
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Kenny Baik
Applied Instrument: Saxophone
Secondary Instruments: Clarinet, Flute
Campus: Online, Lilburn, Sandy Springs, Johns Creek
NSM Faculty: Since 2021
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Isaac Bear
Applied Instrument: Guitar
Secondary Instruments: Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo
Campus: Online, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2005
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Congcong Bi
Applied Instrument: Cello
Secondary Instruments: Violin, Viola, Piano
Campus: Online, Buford, Lilburn, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2021
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Zane Brock
Applied Instrument: Piano
Secondary Instruments: Banjo, Guitar
Campus: Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2017
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Enter the category for this item: VOICE
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Travius Burch
Applied Instrument: Voice
Campus:
Online, Buford, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Elly Case
Applied Instruments: Voice, Violin
Secondary Instruments: Viola, Piano
Campus:
Online, Lilburn, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Monica Corliss
Applied Instrument: Violin
Secondary Instruments: Viola, Cello, Double Bass
Campus: Online, Buford, Johns Creek
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Joshua Crook
Applied Instrument: French Horn
Secondary Instruments: Trumpet
Campus: Online
NSM Faculty: Since 2019
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Eric Denton
Applied Instrument: Guitar
Secondary Instruments: Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele
Campus: Online, Buford, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2005
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Scott Douglas
Applied Instrument: Percussion
Campus:
Online, Sandy Springs, Johns Creek
NSM Faculty: Since 2017
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Marina Dmitriyev
Applied Instrument: Violin
Secondary Instruments: Piano
Campus: Online, Buford, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2011
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Mirela Dragan
Applied Instrument: Piano
Campus:
Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2008
Enter the category for this item: BRASS
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Gabe Ezeta
Applied Instrument: Trumpet
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Melissa Fargason
Applied Instrument: Viola
Secondary Instruments: Violin, Cello, Piano
Campus: Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2017
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Don Gardo
Applied Instrument: Trombone
Secondary Instruments: Euphonium, Tuba, Trumpet
Campus: Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2013
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Jim Greer
Applied Instrument: Piano
Campus:
Online, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2005
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Philip Gubser
Applied Instrument: Clarinet
Secondary Instruments: Saxophone, Flute
Campus: Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2011
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Greg Holland
Applied Instrument: Trumpet
Campus:
Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2011
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Michelle Hung
Applied Instrument: Bassoon
Secondary Instruments: Piano
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Wind Orchestra, Bassoon; Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra, Substitute Bassoon
Campus:
Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2008
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Seth Kuehn
Applied Instruments: Clarinet, Saxophone
Campus: Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2019
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Christine Lansou
Applied Instruments: Violin, Viola
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra: Viola (former)
Campus: Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Kyle Loughman
Applied Instrument: Tuba
Secondary Instruments: Euphonium, Trombone
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra: Co-Principal Tuba (2017-2019)
Campus:
Online
NSM Faculty: Since 2017
Enter the category for this item: PIANO, VOICE
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Troy Lucia
Applied Instruments: Piano, Voice, Organ
Campus: Online, Buford, Sandy Springs, Johns Creek
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Daniel Martin
Applied Instrument: Guitar
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Alan McConnell
Applied Instrument: Trombone
Secondary Instruments: Euphonium, Tuba, Trumpet, Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet
Campus:
Online, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2014
Enter the category for this item: VOICE
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Marcy Meredith
Applied Instrument: Voice
Secondary Instruments: Piano
Campus: Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2015
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Bradley Nelsen
Applied Instrument: Bassoon
Secondary Instruments: Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra: Principal Bassoon
Campus:
Online, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2019
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Emily Nicolich
Applied Instrument: Violin
Secondary Instruments: Viola
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra: Section Violin
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2019
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Fausto Ojito
Applied Instrument: Guitar
GSMAC Musician: Guitar (on call)
Campus:
Online, Buford, Johns Creek, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2018
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Jon Olejnic
Applied Instrument: Saxophone
Secondary Instruments: Clarinet, Flute
Campus: Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2021
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Katie Otwell
Applied Instrument: Violin
Secondary Instruments: Piano
Campus: Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Enter the category for this item: GUITAR/FRETS, PERCUSSION
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John Pagano
Applied Instrument: Guitar, Percussion
Secondary Instruments: Bass Guitar
Campus: Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2011
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Richard Ross
Applied Instrument: Guitar, Bass Guitar
Secondary Instruments: Piano
Campus: Online, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2013
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David Schroeder
Applied Instruments: Double Bass, Bass Guitar
Secondary Instruments: Piano, Guitar
Campus: Online, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2016
Enter the category for this item: VOICE, PIANO
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Jonathan Smith
Applied Instruments: Piano, Voice
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2018
Enter the category for this item: VOICE, PIANO
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Rebecca Smith
Applied Instrument: Voice, Piano
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2020
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Enter the category for this item: PIANO, VOICE, CONDUCTING, GSMAC MUSICIAN
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Rick Smith - NSM Co-Founder & Director
Applied Instrument: Piano, Voice, Choral Conducting
GSMAC Director: Gwinnett Symphony Chorus, Music Director; Gwinnett Symphony Musical Arts Consortium, Artistic Director
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 1997
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Yulia Soboleva
Applied Instrument: Piano
Secondary Instruments: Voice
Campus: Online, Johns Creek
NSM Faculty: Since 2019
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Teodora Stoyanova
Applied Instrument: Flute, Piccolo
Secondary Instruments: Piano
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra, Principal Flute
Campus:
Online, Buford, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2010
Enter the category for this item: BRASS, CONDUCTING, GSMAC MUSICIAN
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Robert Trocina - NSM Co-Founder & Director
Applied Instrument: Trumpet, Orchestral Conducting
Secondary Instruments: French Horn, Euphonium, Trombone
GSMAC Director: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra, Music Director; Gwinnett Symphony Musical Arts Consortium, Artistic Director
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 1997
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Shelly Unger
Applied Instrument: Bassoon
Secondary Instruments: Oboe
Campus: Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 1997
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Mariel Uzal
Applied Instrument: Piano
Campus:
Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 1999
Enter the category for this item: VOICE, GSMAC MUSICIAN
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Billy Valentine
Applied Instrument: Voice
Secondary Instruments: Piano
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Chorus, Tenor
Campus:
Online, Buford, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2013
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Jennie Visscher
Applied Instrument: Piano
Campus:
Online, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2007
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David Wilkes
Applied Instrument: Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra, substitute clarinet
Campus:
Online, Buford, Johns Creek, Sandy Springs
NSM Faculty: Since 2018
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Earl Williams
Applied Instrument: Saxophone
Secondary Instrument: Flute
Campus:
Online, Lilburn
NSM Faculty: Since 2011
Enter the category for this item: PIANO
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Cade Wilson
Applied Instrument: Piano
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2021
Enter the category for this item: VOICE, PIANO
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Kim Wright
Applied Instrument: Voice, Piano
Campus:
Online, Sandy Springs, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2019
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Lisa Youngquist
Applied Instrument: Flute, Piccolo
GSMAC Musician: Gwinnett Symphony Wind Orchestra, Flute/Piccolo; Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra, Substitute Flute/Piccolo
Campus:
Online, Buford
NSM Faculty: Since 2019
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Shannon Adams
Instructional Department: Pre-School Music
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
Enter the category for this item: PIANO
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Deborah Beasley
Applied Instrument: Piano
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Emily Maria Bennett
Instructional Department: Theater
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
Enter the category for this item: PIANO, VOICE
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Grace Caudle
Applied Instruments: Piano, Voice
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Hannah Cranfill
Applied Instruments: Cello, Double Bass
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Pat Dodson
Applied Instruments: Piano, Voice
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Lane McDuffie
Applied Instrument: Guitar
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Nnamdi Okonkwo
Instructional Department: Art
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Melinda Talley
Applied Instruments: Piano
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Tracy Threlkeld
Applied Instruments: Piano, Voice
Campus:
Fayetteville Affiliate
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Jalan D. Tillman
Applied Instruments: Cello
Secondary Instruments: Violin, Viola, Double Bass
Campus: Fayetteville Affiliate