Skip to main content

David Coll

David Coll

(b. 1980) is a composer of concert music, installation art, and interdisciplinary projects that engage physical presence with technology to create works of dramatic, introspective, and often playful effect. His work has been recognized through commissions, prizes, and awards from Milano Musica, NewMusicUSA, the Zellerbach Foundation, ISCM World Music Days, IRCAM, the Salvatore Martirano Foundation … Continue Reading »

Ben Goldberg

Beginning in 1992, when his group New Klezmer Trio “kicked open the door for radical experiments with Ashkenazi roots music” (SF Chronicle), clarinetist Ben Goldberg has established himself as “one of the most vibrant, flexible, and inventive clarinetists in jazz and improvised music” (Downbeat), “an artist who seems to find beautiful melodies at the end … Continue Reading »

Francesco Spagnolo

A multidisciplinary scholar focusing on Jewish studies, music and digital media, Francesco Spagnolo is the Curator of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life and an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley. His research and teaching interests

Nikolas Nackley

Nikolas Nackley is the Director the University Chorus and the Director of Vocal Studies, Music 150B. Nikolas has served as a full time and visiting lecturer at universities around the greater Bay Area and is sought after as a master vocal and choral clinician and competition adjudicator.  He is also currently a member of the … Continue Reading »

Carla Shapreau

Carla Shapreau is the Curator of the Salz Collection of Stringed Instruments.

Jeanne Bamberger

Jeanne Bamberger has an established record as one of the seminal figures in the fields of music cognition and child development. In addition to being an emeritus from MIT, she has also taught as a visiting professor at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.

Michael Orland

Michael Seth Orland studied piano with Margaret Kohn and is a graduate of the UC Berkeley Music Department, where he studied harpsichord with Davitt Moroney and composition with Gérard Grisey. He later continued his study of composition with David Sheinfeld.