Archives for October 2011

Laura Rosenberg, arts administration

Laura S. Rosenberg has had a 35-year career in arts administration, during which she co-founded and directed the Hot Springs Music Festival (where she currently serves as arts administration mentor), served as Executive Director of Earplay, Director of Concert Activities for Northwestern University, Director of Production for The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Artistic […]

Sean Kelly, production management

SEAN KELLY (production management) has been an Air Force pilot, wellhead geologist, waiter, cook, bartender, bouncer, environmental consultant, and presently serves as an Emergency Response Coordinator for the State of Texas. Raised in a military family, he has lived from Virginia to California to Michigan to Texas. He attended Tulane University in New Orleans. A […]

D. James Tagg, recording engineering

D. James Tagg (Jamie) has been happy to return to the Hot Springs Music Festival (HSMF) as recording engineering mentor every summer since 2007. In that time, he has recorded three GRAMMY®-nominated albums, received an internationally competitive recording award from the Audio Engineering Society, and has produced recordings in six states and two countries. Under […]

Michael Gurt, collaborative piano

MICHAEL GURT (collaborative piano: is Paula Garvey Manship Distinguished Professor of Piano at Louisiana State University. Professor Gurt is also the head of the piano department at the Sewanee Summer Music Center. He has served as Piano Chair of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association, and he has taught at two summer music seminars held […]

Deborah Fleisher, harp

DEBORAH FLEISHER began harp studies with her grandmother, Nettie Druzinsky, at age seven. She is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where she studied with Marilyn Costello and received an Artists Diploma from the Peabody Institute as a student of Ruth Inglefield. Deborah also worked with Alice Chalifoux and Gloria Agostini. She was […]

Matthew McClung, percussion

MATTHEW McCLUNG (percussion: Equally at home with orchestral, solo, and chamber music, Dr. Matthew McClung has appeared with a wide variety of prestigious ensembles throughout the United States and abroad. He has performed with the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Ballet, the Hawaii Opera Theater, the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, and the symphony orchestras […]