Workshop Faculty


Spend a week with some of the biggest names in the profession!

Robert GillespieBob Gillespie

String Teacher Workshop director; co-author of Essential Elements for Strings
(Hal Leonard); teacher educator and leader in string education

Brian CoatneyBrian Coatney

Director of Orchestral Studies
Plano Senior High School, Plano, TX

Natalie ColbertNatalie Colbert

Atlanta Public Schools Master Teacher for Orchestra
Atlanta, GA

Brian ColeBrian Cole

Orchestra teacher in the Moorhead, Minnesota Public Schools;
frequent clinician, speaker and guest conductor

Barry GreenBarry Green

Lecturer of Double Bass at Ohio State
Author, The Inner Game of Music

Pamela Tellejohn HayesPamela Tellejohn Hayes

Frequent clinician and guest speaker
Co-author of Essential Elements for Strings

Charles LauxCharles Laux

Director of Orchestras at Alpharetta High School, Essential Elements clinician, consultant and contributor (Hal Leonard); endorsed artist/educator and clinician for D’Addario Orchestral Strings and Eastman Strings

Mark LaycockMark Laycock

Director of Orchestras & Coordinator of Strings
Wichita State University

Soon Hee NewboldSoon Hee Newbold


Doug SpataDoug Spata


Mark WoodMark Wood

Internationally recognized electric violinist, clinician,
recording artist and strings education advocate  

Cory ZilischCory Zilisch

Director of Orchestras
Westport Middle School, Louisville, KY


Additional Faculty

Paul Bartel, Baroque Violin Shop
Erin Broadhurst
Dan Clark, Stanton’s Sheet Music
Julie Ellis
Chris Lape, Workshop Administrator
Deborah Price
Matt Radspinner
David Schlub
Renee Wang
Doug Wright
Aaron Yackley