Faculty bios

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Philip Setzer (violin, chamber music)
Founding member of the Emerson String Quartet, Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at Stony Brook University

Henrik Brendstrup (cello, chamber music)
Member of The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Professor of Cello at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus

Eugene Drucker (violin, composition, chamber music)
Founding member of the Emerson String Quartet, teaches at Stony Brook University

Steven Dann (viola, chamber music)
principal viola of some of the world’s leading orchestras

Jocelyn Ho (chamber music, accompaniment)
One of Australia’s leading young pianists

Anne Sophie Andersen (violin, composition)
violinist and composer, founder of the Stony Brook Chamber Ensemble

Simon Steen-Andersen (composition)
Berlin-based composer, performer and installation artist, has received numerous prizes and grants

Eivind Buene (composition)
freelance composer from Oslo, has received commissions from among
others Ensemble Intercontemporain and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Judith Lochhead (musicology)
Professor of Music History and Theory, Stony Brook University, with focus on the most recent musical practices in North America and Europe