Piano Faculty – Bios

Clark, Sonya

Sonya Clark has been active as a private teacher, chamber musician, soloist, and accompanist for 10 years. She is the recipient of several awards and nominations, and has concertized in Europe, the Midwest, and throughout Colorado. Sonya has performed with various ensembles, the most current of which is The Abegg Duo, a touring duo that […]

Coleman, Adam

Adam Coleman was born in Los Angeles, California, and began his piano studies at the age of seven with Maria Demina. Throughout his musical career, Adam has been named the winner of many competitions including the Southern California Bach Festival, Cyprus College Piano Competition and the MTAC State Solo and Concerto Competitions. In addition, Adam […]

Correll, Erik

Erik is a recent graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder where he earned his M.M. in piano performance studying under Dr. David Korevaar. Starting piano at the age of 11, Erik later enrolled in the Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Performing Arts where he was awarded for “Outstanding Excellence in Music” upon graduation. […]

Ferree, Brad

Brad Ferree (viola, violin, piano)  has enjoyed an extensive career performing with his two main instruments, violin and piano. From 1996, when he won his first concerto competition on the piano, he has performed extensively enjoying such honors as the “Louisiana State University Music Award” which gave him a full tuition scholarship to attend college. […]

Hayoun, Pam

Pam Hayoun (piano) B.M., University of Denver Diplôme Supérieur d’Enseignement, École Normale de Musique, Paris, is an experienced accompanist performing with numerous chamber ensembles including Vivaldi and musical theaters in the U.S. and in France. She accompanies for the eurhythmy classes at Shining Mountain Waldorf School and the Tara Performing Arts High School. Pam performs […]

Larti, Eneida

Eneida Larti returns to Boulder after holding the position of visiting assistant professor at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas for the past 2 years. She completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance at the University of Colorado under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Cooperstock as well as received her Master of Music […]

Leger, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Leger (piano) holds a M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder under the study of Dr. Andrew Cooperstock and Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi. She received her B.M. in Piano Performance from Ithaca College in New York under the study of Dr. Jennifer Hayghe. Elizabeth enjoys solo and collaborative performing […]

McGree, Emily Book

Emily Book McGree – Education Director (piano) DMA, received her doctoral degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder where she studied piano with Dr. Andrew Cooperstock and piano pedagogy with Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi. She received her M.M. from Louisiana State University under Jennifer Hayghe and Gregory Sioles, and her B.M. from Ohio Wesleyan University […]

Oaks, Katie

Katie has been playing piano and other instruments for almost 30 years.  She has a Bachelor’s of Music Education and a Bachelor’s of Music Performance, specializing on the pipe organ, from Middle Tennessee State University.  She holds licenses for instrumental, vocal and general music, grades kindergarten through twelve.  She has also done post-baccalaureate professional work […]

Richardson, Olivia

Olivia Richardson received her B.M. in piano performance from Belmont University in Nashville, TN and is currently studying for her M.M. at the University of Colorado at Boulder. A student of Dr. David Korevaar and Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi, she is concentrating in both piano performance and piano pedagogy. In recent years, Richardson has performed in […]

Rushing, Sarah

Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sarah Rushing is currently a Doctoral of Musical Arts student and Teaching Assistant at the University of Colorado-Boulder, studying with David Korevaar. She received her Masters of Music in Piano Performance degree from Ithaca College where she studied with Jennifer Hayghe, and her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance degree […]

Stanton, Nat

Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Nat Stanton began learning piano at the age of fourteen. Although starting relatively late, Nat comes from a very musical family and has tremendous drive and talent to reach his highest goals and ambitions as both a performer and teacher. Nat received his B.M. in piano performance at the University of […]

Sun, Jenny

The winner of the Sue Simpson Memorial Scholarship Piano Competition, Scott’s Piano Competition and Iva Fillebrown Piano Competition, Jenny Sun is currently pursuing her M.M. in Piano Performance at the University of Colorado Boulder under Jennifer Hayghe. She received her B.A. in Music with highest distinction from the University of Rochester where she studied with […]

Tyler, Elle

Elle Tyler began her piano instruction at the age of five. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2011 with a degree in both piano and flute. During her undergraduate years she earned distinctions on both instruments, having the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kokomo Park Band, the […]

Welsh, Sam

Dr. Sam Welsh began studying the piano at age twelve in South Florida, where his teachers were Philippe Drevet, Sylvia Rabinoff, and Harold Brown. He also studied with Josef Raieff in New York City, as well as with Vlado Perlemuter in Paris. Sam graduated high school from the prestigious Dreyfoos School of the Arts in […]

Wietrzynska, Maria

Maria Wietrzynska is a top-prize winner in Southern California regional piano competitions and the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition. She performed at the Redlands Bowl as the winner in its 58th Annual Young Artists Auditions. As a winner of the Beverly Hills National Auditions, she performed recitals on the Manhattan Beach “Previews” series and “Sunday’s […]

Williams, Amanda (Riggers)

Amanda Williams earned her Master of Music in classical piano performance and pedagogy from the University of Colorado-Boulder (2012), under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Cooperstock and Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi. She studied with Dr. Jay Mauchley at the University of Idaho (2009) where she earned her Bachelor of Music with highest honors. Williams currently seeks […]

Zelinskaya, Alexandra

Alexandra Zelinskaya (piano) B.S. in progress, University of Colorado at Boulder is originally from Moscow, Russia. Alexandra studied in the Richter Children’s Music School and sang in the choir at Bolshoi Theater. After moving to the United States, she continued her studies in piano under the guidance of several teachers including Andrew Cooperstock. Alexandra had […]