Director: Prof. June Huang
Applied Classical Bass, STRINGS, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAPraised for her “natural expressiveness” (Montpelier Times Argus), Dr. Jessica Powell Eig has crafted a dynamic and varied career performing on double bass, violone and viola da gamba.
Adjunct Faculty, CELLO, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAGerald Fowkes, cellist and conductor, is a graduate of Louisiana State University where he graduated summa cum laude in Cello Performance.
Adjunct Faculty, CELLO, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAAward-winning cellist, Ismar Gomes, has performed internationally as a chamber musician, and soloist. Hailed for his “impressive virtuosity, energy, and a handsome tonal range” (Berkshire Review), he has established himself as a captivating young artist, delivering exciting and innovative performances.
Director of ORCHESTRAL STUDIES, Dewberry School of Music, CVPADr. Soo Han is the newly appointed Director of Orchestral Studies at the Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music at George Mason University. He is also the Music Director of the Elkhart County Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Board of Directors of the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic.
Adjunct Professor of Music, HARP, Dewberry School of Music, CVPADr. Adriana Horne will be joining the Dewberry School of Music faculty in August of 2021. She joined the National Symphony Orchestra in 2013. Prior to joining the NSO, she was the principal harpist of the New World Symphony.
Director of STRINGS, Assistant Professor, VIOLIN, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAProf. June Huang is the Director of Strings and Assistant Professor of Violin at the Dewberry School of Music. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in applied violin, chamber music, and string pedagogy.
Adjunct Faculty, VIOLIN, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAJoanna Owen joined the George Mason Music Faculty in the fall of 2019. She received her Master of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory and her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the Eastman School of Music.
Adjunct Faculty, JAZZ GUITAR, Jazz Arranging, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAShawn Purcell, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a jazz guitarist, educator, arranger, and composer in the Washington DC region. Purcell has shared the stage, recorded with, and/or toured with top jazz artists including: Terell Stafford, Nicholas Payton, Tim Warfield, Sean Jones, Brian Charette, Steve Fidyk, Dana Hall, The Chicago Jazz Ensemble, The Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, Jim Pugh, Chip McNeill, Jeannie Bryson, Eddie Daniels, Chris Potter, Jerry Bergonzi, Steve Allee and many others.
Adjunct Faculty, CLASSICAL GUITAR and Guitar Ensemble, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAMatt Trkula is a Northern Virginia based classical guitarist and teacher. He earned his BM in Classical Guitar Performance from the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati under Clare Callahan and Masters degrees in Classical Guitar Performance and Music Education from George Mason University under Larry Snitzler.
Adjunct Faculty, VIOLA, Dewberry School of Music, CVPANana Gaskins Vaughn, Adjunct Applied Faculty in Viola at the Dewberry School of Music at George Mason University, is in high demand as a freelance musician and teacher in the Mid-Atlantic region.