The distinguished string faculty form a nurturing environment where students can flourish and shape their futures. Individualized attention and a carefully crafted curriculum lay the foundation for true musical growth.


David Cole
Associate Professor–cello

Elmar Oliveira
Distinguished Artist in Residence–violin

Carol Cole
Associate Professor–violin

Guillermo Figueroa
Distinguished Artist in Residence–violin

Ralph Fielding
Distinguished Artist in Residence–viola

Timothy Cobb
Distinguished Artist in Residence–double bass