Two-time nominee for North Carolina Symphony's Swalin Outstanding Educator Award, Dr. Grace Lin Anderson has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout North America and Europe, appearing at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Bargemusic, Aspen Music Festival where she was a member of the contemporary music ensemble in residence. An avid chamber musician, she has performed at international music festivals in Canada, France, Germany and the Netherlands. She has collaborated with members of the Juilliard faculty, and co-founded the former Tedesca Chamber Players in New York, whose performance of the Schubert String Quintet was televised on BBC. Learn More →
Canadian pianist Allison Gagnon directs the Collaborative Piano Program at UNCSA, and appears in recital throughout the US and Canada, and in Europe, with both instrumental and vocal colleagues. At UNCSA, she performs not only with faculty and students, but also with guest artists, among whom have been Frederica von Stade, Jens Lindemann, and the Miró Quartet. Before joining the UNCSA faculty in 1998, Dr. Gagnon taught at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and was staff pianist at McGill University in Montreal. For nearly two decades she was a member of the piano staff at the renowned Meadowmount School of Music in New York.
Fabián López has toured extensively through the United States, Europe, China, and South America, gaining recognition as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. As soloist he has performed with orchestras in the United States, Spain, and France such as Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla, Hebert Springs Festival Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmonica de Málaga, etc. Fabián was a member of the Manuel de Falla String Quartet from 2000-2003 and currently is the first violin of the Carlos Chavez String Quartet. In North Carolina has he has appeared as concertmaster of the Greensboro and Asheville Symphonies. Currently he is the concertmaster of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra. Learn More →