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 Jeff Phelps  Jeffrey Phelps, Chair, jphelps@gsarts.net, is currently in his sixth season as Music Director of The Governor's School for the Arts Orchestra.  He is also a recipient of the 2011 SURDNA Arts Teachers Fellowship. A graduate of The Governor’s School for the Arts and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Jeff has conducted the Virginia Symphony, the Artemis Chamber Orchestra and the Williamsburg Youth Orchestra.   As a cellist, Jeff is actively performing as a member of the Alborada Piano Trio and has performed in the with sections of many orchestras including the Virginia Symphony and the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional of the Dominican Republic.  Jeff has been sponsored by Foundation Thyll-Dürr, enabling him to travel to Elba, Italy for further study in conducting and the opportunity to coach chamber music.  During the summer, Jeff serves on the faculty of Chamber Music of the Rockies.  Jeff is an advocate for music as an essential element of every student’s public education.  He strives to find new ways to help people of every career path explore the diversity, awareness and independence that are inspired by the discipline, flexibility and compassion of a musical life.
 

 

Steve CoxeDr. Stephen Coxe, Artistic Director, scoxe@gsarts.net                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keith Philbrick, Director of Jazz Studies

Rob DeDominick, Director of Big Band

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Instrumental Music Department Faculty

VIOLIN VIOLA
CELLO BASS FLUTE OBOE CLARINET BASSOON HORN
Amy Danielson
Pavel Ilyashov
Xuan Lin
Tracy McDonald

Stacey Migliozzi

Xuan Lin

Leslie Frittelli
Jeffrey Phelps
Dionne Wright
Chris White Patti Watters Alyssa Owens Cathy Ogram
Dennis Zeisler
Jim Nesbit Rebecca Peppar
TRUMPET TROMBONE TUBA PERCUSSION PIANO JAZZ SAXOPHONE TRUMPET GUITAR
Roy Muth Dr. Michael Hall
Donna Parkes
Dr. Michael Hall
Donna Parkes

David Walker
David Longfellow

(African Drumming)

Dr. Stephen Coxe
Oksana Lutsyshyn
Keith Philbrick
Rob DeDominick
Keith Philbrick Robert DeDominick
Roy Muth
Eldon Sully
PIANO
BASS DRUMS IMPROVISATION WELLNESS



Bart Kuebler Mike Oberdorfer Ralph Copley Doug Forziati

Mary Morse, yoga

Jeffrey Phelps,

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CLASSROOM
Michael Oberdorfer, Theory I
Roy Muth, Theory II
Dr. Lee Teply,Sight-singing, Keyboard Realization
Dr. Stephen Coxe and Jeffrey Phelps,Advanced Musicianship / Master Class  
Roy Muth, Audio Recording (ProTools)

 
 
  

  

  

  
 
 
 
 

  

 

 



  

 

  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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