b'FACULTYBIOGRAPHIES Lisa Maxwell (French horn) has performed with community orchestras, chamber ensembles, and countless musical theater organizations throughout New England. She is the former Executive Director of the North Shore Youth Symphony Orchestra and a long-time volunteer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra where she demonstrated/instructed horn for countless future musicians during instrument petting zoos. Lisa earned a BFA in Music at the University of Connecticut. Drawing on her skills as an Agile Coach, Lisa empowers her students to inspect and adapt their playing techniques toward continuous improvement, always with a focus on enjoyment of music.Romeo Melloni (piano, composition) has composed more than 75 works of symphonic, chamber, and vocal music that have been performed internationally by the Czech Philarmonic Chamber Orchestra, NH Music Festival, Slovak Radio Orchestra,Lisa MaxwellMartin Quartet, Solati Trio, and many other ensembles. Born in Milan, Italy, he studied musicology at Milan University and received his Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music and his M.M. and honorary Graduate Diploma in composition from New England Conservatory. His teachers include Francesco Degrada, Robert DiDomenica, Theodore Antoniou, and Giacomo Manzoni. Romeo also teaches piano, theory, and composition at the Manchester Community Music School. Romeo Melloni Hannah Schramm Murray (voice) has performed throughout the Northeast as a soloist, and has taught at Saint Anselm College, Endicott College, Boston Conservatory, and the Community Music School of Springfield. She is currently an adjunct professor at Plymouth State University, where she specializes in Music Theater. Hannah holds a B.A. in Vocal Performance from Connecticut College and an M.M. in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College, with additional studies that include the Royal Academy of Music in London, Somatic Voice work, and the McClosky Institute. In addition to sound pedagogical practice for all styles of singing, Hannah believes in the power and joy that come with finding your own unique voice in the world. Hannah Schramm Ellen Nordstrom (voice) holds a B.A. in Music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with additional studiesMurrayat the Lake George Opera internship program, Dartmouth, and with Mary McDonald Klimek, Head Speech Pathologist at Harvard Medical School. Ellen is a former member of both Opera North and of the Dartmouth Repertory Players and has performed with Northern Stage. A frequent touring recitalist as well as lecturer on vocal health, auditioning techniques, and Italian diction, she also works with local speech therapy recovery programs, teaches Vocal Performance classes at NHTI, and is a member of the Mairzy Doats Duo.Ellen Nordstrom Bozena OBrien (string department chair, violin, string ensembles) performs with the NH Music Festival, Vermont Symphony, Handel Society of Dartmouth and many other choral and orchestral ensembles as an active freelance violinist throughout New England. Originally from Poland, she received her training at Tanglewood, Boston University, and with Marylou Speaker Churchill of the Boston Symphony. She holds a Suzuki Pedagogy and Book 1 Certificate, and has taught at St. Pauls School, Plymouth State University, Holderness School and Kimball Union Academy. Bozena enjoys teaching students to feel music through stories and colors.Bozena OBrien26'