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Simón Gollo (He/Him)

Artistic Director - Snow Pond Music Festival

NEMC Symphony Orchestra & Violin

Simon Gollo Foto Simón Gollo is recognized as a multifaceted and charismatic musician who enjoys a successful international career as a chamber musician, pedagogue, soloist, and conductor. He is also a recording artist for the international recording label IBS Classical, and is represented, alongside the Reverón Piano Trio, by HALAC Artists and Meluk Kultur Management.

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chrisBurkhartChris Burkhart (B.M. Temple University, M.M. Boston University) has been the director of bands at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, DE since 2013. Chris conducts the Cape wind bands, jazz ensembles, athletic bands and percussion ensemble. He also teaches music technology and music theory at Cape Henlopen. 

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Christopher CicconiChristopher M. Cicconi is Director of Bands and Orchestras and Assistant Professor of Music Education at Towson University. Conductor of the Towson University Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra, he also teaches courses in graduate and undergraduate conducting, methods of teaching instrumental music in secondary education, and is an instrumental music education student teacher advisor.

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Michael McCarthyMichael McCarthy is a freelance choral conductor, adjudicator, clinician and accompanist in the New England/New York area. Choral groups under his direction have been invited to perform at MENC Eastern Division conferences and ACDA state conferences.  He has spent the last twenty-seven summers teaching at the New England Music Camp.

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Dr. Lisabeth Miller serves on the voice faculty and conductor of the chamber choir at New England Music Camp. She resides in West Hartford, CT where she is an artist teacher of voice at the Hartt School of Music, adjunct professor of music at the University of St. Joseph, and director of music at Old St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

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Qiao Pic Born in China and rooted in the United States, Qiao Chen Solomon is a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, and conductor who performs throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. Her U.S. debut was in 2002 with the ARCO Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. She also had the honor of being a featured solo artist on the orchestra’s recording of Vivaldi’s violin concerto on the Art Classics label.

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Dr. William Staub is the Director of Bands at East Carolina University where his duties include conducting the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, teaching undergraduate and graduate conducting and administrating the ECU band program. Before assuming this role, Dr. Staub was the Associate Director of Bands and director of athletic bands at ECU. He has also taught at Iowa State University and as a public school band director in Austin, Texas.

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Andrew WillmottAndrew Willmott, an alumnus of NEMC, is the senior trumpet instructor at the Westport Music Center, where he has been teaching students of all ages and levels of ability since 1996. Mr. Willmott has been on our faculty since the summer of 2011, and is an active performer in the greater New York City area where he plays in a variety of styles from classical to contemporary.

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B7335BB9 9CB5 4A1C 842E E91C8FA34093 1 201 aMr. Kitchner is Director of Bands at Bedford Middle School, Westport, Connecticut.  He teaches all wind and percussion lessons, multiple bands, All-City band, and their award-winning Wind Ensemble. 


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Snow Pond Music Festival and New England Music Camp Announce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator and Associate Camp Director

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