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Strings Area

 

Wheaton College Conservatory of Music has a robust strings area, with faculty expertise in violin, viola, cello, bass, and guitar as well as a diversity of genres and applications.

Building on a long tradition of artistic and academic excellence, the strings program at the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music provides comprehensive, personal instruction leading to degrees in performance, pedagogy, music with elective studies emphases, music education, music composition, composition, and the liberal arts.  Our team of highly credentialled faculty are outstanding performers who are committed to teaching and mentorship and contribute to Wheaton’s distinctively Christian scholarly community.  It is our goal to nurture young musicians with a broad understanding of their art, who can use their gifts creatively and effectively in tomorrow’s world.


String Area Faculty

Lee Joiner, Our People

Lee Joiner, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music, violin, and the Chair of String Area

Soh-hyun Altino, our people

Soh-Hyun Park Altino, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music, Violin

Leonardo Altino, Our People

Leonardo Altino, M.M.

Associate Lecturer of Music, Cello

Katie Ernst, Our People

Katie Ernst

Guest Lecturer, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Bass

Andrew Anderson

Andrew Anderson, M.M.

Guest Lecturer, Bass

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Rose Armbrust Griffin, M.M.

Guest Lecturer, Viola

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Steve Ramsdell, M.M.

Guest Lecturer, Jazz Guitar

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Steve Sjobring

Guest Lecturer, String Techniques

brian-torozian

Brian Torosian, D.M.

Guest Lecturer, Classical Guitar

Paul-Zafer

Paul Zafer, M.M.

Guest Lecturer, Violin