Faculty Portrait

Faculty Portrait

Renée Marie Baron
Liberal Arts Faculty
Civil Rights Act anniversary-inspire coursework has been a highlight of Liberal Arts faculty member Renée Baron’s year...more
Sharon Isben
Guitar Department Chair
Sharon Isbin is drawn to students who are passionate, disciplined, talented, open-minded, creative, sensitive, and curious.more
Daniel Ott
College, Pre-College, and Evening Division Faculties
His grandfather’s LPs and his brothers’ Iron Maiden album helped inspire Daniel Ott to become a composer.more
Michelle DiBucci
Music Theory and Analysis and Drama Faculties
Alum/faculty member Michelle DiBucci always loved playing and making music, but her decision to become a musician came...more
Michael Musgrave
Graduate Studies Faculty
Composition faculty member Michael Musgrave started being “consumed by music” when he was 4 years old. He still is.more
Robert C. White Jr.
Voice Faculty
Robert C. White Jr. goes by Doc to avoid confusion with the other Robert White on the Vocal...more
Samuel Adler
Composition Faculty
A special concert of music by Samuel Adler, including a premiere, honors this American composer for his 85th...more
Matti Raekallio
College and Pre-College Piano Faculty
Matti Raekallio's life changed when he heard Sviatoslav Richter perform—he soon knew he only wanted to be a...more
Philip Lasser
Music Faculty
Composer and poet Philip Lasser joined the Juilliard faculty in 1994, the same year he received his doctorate. more
Sandra Miller
Historical Performance Faculty
Historical Performance’s Sandra Miller performed on modern and Baroque flutes for years, but eventually shifted toward the Baroque.more
Dance Faculty
Juilliard’s dance history teacher since 2011, Rachel Straus started dancing at age 4 in Purchase, N.Y., and studied...more
Director of Keyboard Curriculum
Triathlete Alabamian Michael Shinn joined the Juilliard faculty after receiving his bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance...more
Jeffrey Milarsky
Conducting Faculty
Philadelphia native Jeffrey Milarsky (B.M. ’88, M.M. ’90, percussion) joined the Juilliard faculty in 2008; he teaches conducting...more
Conrad Cummings
Evening Division Composition Faculty
San Francisco native Conrad Cummings composes opera, symphonic music, chamber music, and music for his ensemble of amplified...more
Christopher Durang
Co-Director, Playwrights Program
"When I was 8, I announced to my mother I was going to write a play. It was...more
Jazz Studies Faculty
Trombonist James Burton III was a pre-med student before switching to music and joining Juilliard’s Jazz Studies program...more
Percussion Faculty
Juilliard percussion faculty member Markus Rhoten on his passions for 'The Rite of Spring,' motorcycles, and diving.more
Voice Faculty
From his days as a child performer, with Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Fred Allen, Juilliard voice faculty...more
Liberal Arts Faculty
Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music
Alum Jonathan Feldman has a truly musical family: his sister, brother, wife, and son are all musicians. more
Vocal Arts Faculty
Juilliard faculty member Steven Blier says, “the combustion of poetry and music remains “the greatest source of fascination...more
Dance Faculty, Ballet
Piano and Chamber Music Faculty
Juilliard faculty member Seymour Lipkin has been a soloist with most major American orchestras, recorded extensively, and had...more

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