Jessica Prus Harris – Flute, Piano
Eric Bowling – Flute, Piano
Hailing from Missouri, Eric Bowling has enjoyed playing the flute for over fifteen years. Eric completed his Bachelors of Music from Truman State University before moving to Indiana to finish both his Master of Music and Performer's Diploma from Indiana University in the Jacobs School of Music.
Eric has been teaching privately for over seven years in both flute and music theory. As an avid supporter of new music, Eric frequently premieres new works for the flute and acts as a consultant for emerging composers. Eric is the Adjunct Instructor of Woodwinds at Vincennes University where he teaches privately as well as directs the VU Woodwind Ensemble. He performs regularly with the Southern Indiana Wind Ensemble (SIWE), Holographic, and has performed with the Bloomington Pops, Bloomington Chamber Singers, Owensboro Symphony, and Voces Novae. Eric lives in Bloomington, where he bases his studio and freelances in the surrounding Southern Indiana region.
Thomas Wilson – Clarinet
Thomas is a Masters student studying at the Indiana University Jacobs School of music studying under the instruction of Eli Eban. He holds an undergraduate degree in clarinet performance from Colorado State University where he had the opportunity to work closely with the esteemed pedagogue Wesley Ferreria. In 2011 Thomas had the Privilege of performing Robert Starers Kli Zemer Concerto with The CSU Orchestra, continuing on to perform the piece in Masterclass at the 2012 International Clarinet Associations Clarinetfest. With over years of performance experience on the clarinet Thomas has also performed extensively on Bass and Eb clarinets. He has maintained a private clarinet studio for over six years and has experience of teaching students from elementary to university levels. Thomas strives to provide his students with a positive and effective study environment.
Mallorie Stringfellow – Clarinet
Jennifer Blackwell, saxophone, clarinet, recorder
Burke Anderson – French Horn, Trumpet, Piano
Sean Burdette – Trumpet, French Horn
Ariana Cappon – Violin
A native of New York, Ariana Cappon began her musical studies at age 3, taking violin lessons from Dorothy Roffman, and later from Grigory Kalinovsky, at the Manhattan School of Music Precollege.
Since then, she has participated in various festivals, including the Young Artists Orchestra Program at Tanglewood in 2009, Conservatory Music in the Mountains in 2011, Heifetz International Music Institute in 2012, and the Fontainebleau Academies Ecole d’art Americaines in 2014.
Her performances include recitals at Manhattan School of Music and the Jacobs School of Music, Concerto soloist playing Wieniawski’s Concerto in d minor with the Bergen County Philharmonic under David Gilbert, and concerts and masterclasses with musicians such as Paul Coletti and Philippe Quint. She has performed as concertmaster with the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Philharmonic Orchestra.
Miss Cappon recently completed a Bachelor of Science in Violin performance and Mathematics through the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University in 2016, under the instruction of Mauricio Fuks and Mark Kaplan. Continuing her studies at IU, she currently pursues a Master of Music in violin performance. In the summer of 2013, she won the National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Grant for mathematics.
Mark Hatlestad – Viola, Violin
Maria Romero – Violin
Modern and baroque violinist Maria Jose Romero is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Music in Violin at Indiana University under the tutelage of Professor Kevork Mardirossian. Her hometown is in Valencia, Venezuela, where she started her musical training at age 11 in El Sistema. Ms. Romero is a prize winner at the National Society for Arts and Letters Instrumental Competition - Bloomington Chapter, and winner of the 2013 Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra concerto competition. She has performed at internationally renowned venues including the Isaac Stern Hall in Carnegie Hall with the Sphinx Virtuosi. Ms. Romero is Program Director for MusAid, a non-profit organization that provides instruments and music education to schools in at-risk communities around the world.
Sun Huh, Violin, Viola
Sun Huh is a native of South Korea. Huh began the violin at age 8, and she is the winner of many national competitions in South Korea. In 2002, she began her studies under Professor Stephen Picard at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule fuer Musik in Berlin, Germany for two years. She later finished her undergraduate studies and earned a diploma and Konzert-Examen in solo performance with Professor Ida Bieler at the Robert Schumann Musikhochschule in Duesseldorf. In Germany, Huh began her European career and was the winner of many prizes both as a soloist and as a part of a chamber music group. She debuted with the Bochum symphony orchestra and later gave more concerts with several German orchestras. She was also featured as a chamber musician in a performance with the Heine string quartet in Ochsenhausen in Germany.
In 2009, Huh was awarded the prestigious “Barbara and Jacobs” scholarship to pursue her Performer Diploma at Indiana University Jacobs School of music under the tutelage of the Queen Elizabeth competition gold medalist, professor Ik-Hwan Bae. After finishing her Performer Diploma, Huh continued her studies at the Jacobs School of Music and obtained a Masters of Music degree under internationally-renowned violinist and pedagogue, Professor Mark Kaplan. Huh is in her 2nd year of DM studies with professor Mark Kaplan at IU. She held a concertmaster position during her MM degree, and she is actively performing as a chamber musician as well as a soloist during her studies at IU.