Associate Professor, Cello

A headshot of Edward Arron with a cello.
Cellist Edward Arron has garnered recognition worldwide for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances, and creative programming. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Arron made his New York recital debut in 2000 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since that time, he has appeared in recital, as a soloist with major orchestras, and as a chamber musician throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
A headshot of Edward Arron with a cello.

Professor, Violin, Strings Area Coordinator

Elizabeth Chang with a violin.
Elizabeth Chang, violinist, enjoys a varied career as performer, teacher, and arts administrator. She is currently Professor of Violin at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a faculty member of the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School, and previously served on the faculties of Rutgers and New York University.
Elizabeth Chang with a violin.

Interim Viola Instructor, 2023-24

Ronald Gorevic holding a viola.
As a violist Ronald Gorevic has been a member of several well known string quartets, spanning over twenty years, and covering most of the quartet repertoire. He has toured throughout the U.S., Germany, Japan, Korea and Australia, and has also been broadcast on radio stations across the U.S., S.German and S.W.German radio, and the Australian Broadcast network.
Ronald Gorevic holding a viola.

Professor; Composition, String Bass

Salvatore Macchia.
Professor Macchia has performed in the European and jazz traditions throughout America and Europe, and has been the contrabass soloist with the Berkshire Choral Festival Orchestra, Dinosaur Annex under Gunther Schuller, Springfield (MA) Symphony Orchestra (where he serves as principal bass), Jazz Composer's Orchestra and at the Boston Festival of Quarter Tone Music. He has premiered nearly 100 compositions featuring the doublebass.
Salvatore Macchia.

Lecturer, Viola (Starting Fall 2024)

Hyobi Sim holding a viola.
Violist Hyobi Sim made her debut at the age of 13 at the Kumho Prodigy Concert in South Korea. Since then, she has won numerous awards, including the Special Prize at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, first place at the Music Chunchu Competition, Hanjeon Arts Center Competition, and the Grand Prize at the Korea-US International Music Competition. She has performed worldwide at various venues, including the New York Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, 92nd Street Y, Sydney Opera House, and others as part of tours.
Hyobi Sim holding a viola.