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stef-burkStefani Burk (wind department chair, oboe, woodwind ensembles, scholarship woodwind quintet) attended the University of Iowa, where she received a B.A. in Music Education and an M.A. in Oboe Performance. Oboistfor the Portland Symphony and PORTopera, she has also performed with the New Hampshire Music Festival, Opera North, Indian Hill, and with many other orchestras and chamber music festivals throughout New England. Ms. Burk has taught at Bowdoin College, Indian Hill Arts, Bates College, and UNH’s Summer Youth Music School, and is currently on the faculty at St. Paul’s School.

Sophie Flood (French horn) holds a B.M. from the University of Southern Maine and an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. She has studied with Neil Deland and John Boden. Ms. Flood has performed with the Portland Symphony Orchestra, the Bangor Symphony, PORTopera, and Maine State Music Theatre, and has toured with l’Orchestre de la Francophonie in Montreal. She is currently the horn coach for the Southern Maine Junior Music Academy.


Maria Isaak (bassoon, Purple Finches, chamber ensembles, Creative Arts Camp) received a master’s degree in Bassoon Performance from the New England Conservatory and studied at the International School for Kodály Studiesin Hungary, where she earned her Kodály Specialist Certificate. As a bassoonist, she has performed with the Portland Symphony, Indian Hill Symphony, Nashua Symphony, and the NH Philharmonic, and has been a concerto soloist with orchestras in San Francisco, Chile, and China.


Robert J. Kruskol (trombone, euphonium, brass ensembles) received his B.M. and M.M. from the Juilliard School where he studied trombone with Edward Herman, Jr. and chamber music with Gerard Schwarz. He has performed with the New Hampshire Philharmonic, Nashua Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Boston Lyric Opera, Granite State Symphony, New England Brass Quintet, Monadnock Chorus Orchestra, New Jersey Chamber Symphony, and Gramercy Brass of NY. Former teaching positions include the faculties at Notre Dame Community Music School and the 92nd Street Y School of Music in New York.

Steven Lundahl (recorder, trombone, tuba) holds a B.A. in Music Education from the College of St. Scholastica. He has performed with the Boston Camerata, Calliope, Boston Baroque, Boston Shawm and Sackbut Ensemble, Ensemble Project Ars Nova, Tafelmusik, Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, Waverly Consort, and the Boston Handel and Haydn Society. Mr. Lundahl can be heard on recordings with Angel/EMI, Erato, Harmonia Mundi, Telarc, and other labels. He has taught at community music schools in Belmont and Brookline (MA) and the Dedham Country Day School.


Stephanie Ratté Jenkins (clarinet, woodwind ensembles) received a B.M. in Music Education from the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, NY and an M.M. in Clarinet Performance from Michigan State University, where she studied under Elsa Verdehr. She performs with the Great Waters Music Festival, Chorus North Shore, Symphony by the Sea, Granite State Choral Society, and the Keene Chorale, as well as Infinities Chamber Ensemble, which has performed throughout Massachusetts as a member of Young Audiences. Mrs. Jenkins has also performed with Granite State Symphony Orchestra, Hanover Chamber Orchestra, Green Mountain Opera Festival, Granite State Opera, Pro Musica, Portland Symphony, and Nashua Symphony. She is on the faculty at Keene State College where she teaches the clarinet studio and conducts the Clarinet Choir.


Nancy Shillaber (flute, recorder, woodwind ensembles) holds a B.M. in Flute and Music Education from the University of New Hampshire where she studied with Peggy Vagts. A charter faculty member of the Music School since 1984, she also teaches music at Jesse Remington High School in Candia. Ms. Shillaber has taught choral and instrumental music in the Maine public schools and directed flute ensembles and supervised the flute program at Summer Youth Music School at the University of New Hampshire.


Jennifer Yeaton-Parris (flute, chamber music ensembles) earned her B.A., summa cum laude, in Music History and B.M. in Flute Performance from the University of New Hampshire and her M.M. in Performance from Boston University. She has performed with the New Hampshire Music Festival, Granite State Orchestra, Concord and Manchester Chorale Societies, and the Cornell Festival Orchestra. She has given solo recitals at St. Gaudens, the Balsams, Dartmouth College, and Keene State College. She is a former adjunct faculty member of the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, and Cornell University.