Simón Gollo (He/Him)
Artistic Director - Snow Pond Music Festival
NEMC Symphony Orchestra & Violin
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.
After building upon years of experience in New York, Venezuelan violinist, conductor, and educator, Alí Bello has distinguished himself for his versatility among different music styles, in addition to his well-found classical training and multidimensional improvisational skills.
Chris 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.
Christopher 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.
Matthew Kraemer was appointed Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra in July 2015 and has recently extended his commitment to the ICO through 2023. He also serves as Music Director of the Butler County Symphony in western Pennsylvania and was recently appointed Music Director of the Marion Philharmonic.
Michael 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.
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.
Andrew 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.