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Tim Munro, flute Tim Munro is a Chicago-based, triple-Grammy-winning musician. An experienced and energetic teacher, Tim guides and provokes students to use their instruments to tell compelling tales with emotional honesty. As a member of eighth blackbird, he held faculty positions at the Curtis Institute of Music, University of Chicago and University of Richmond, and has appeared as a guest lecturer at more than 50 universities across America.

Tim Munro, flute

Tim Munro is a Chicago-based, triple-Grammy-winning musician. An experienced and energetic teacher, Tim guides and provokes students to use their instruments to tell compelling tales with emotional honesty. As a member of eighth blackbird, he held faculty positions at the Curtis Institute of MusicUniversity of Chicago and University of Richmond, and has appeared as a guest lecturer at more than 50 universities across America.

David Cunliffe, cello David Cunliffe started playing the cello at nine years of age in his native England. Three years later he received a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music. He went on to study at the Royal Northern College of Music followed by the International Yehudi Menuhin Music Academy in Switzerland. Together with violinist Desirée Ruhstrat and pianist Marta Aznavoorian, he formed The Lincoln Trio in 2003, choosing a name that affirms their home state of Illinois as they perform throughout the world. In 2012 FANFARE magazine declared them “one of the hottest young trios in the business.”

David Cunliffe, cello

David Cunliffe started playing the cello at nine years of age in his native England. Three years later he received a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music. He went on to study at the Royal Northern College of Music followed by the International Yehudi Menuhin Music Academy in Switzerland. Together with violinist Desirée Ruhstrat and pianist Marta Aznavoorian, he formed The Lincoln Trio in 2003, choosing a name that affirms their home state of Illinois as they perform throughout the world. In 2012 FANFARE magazine declared them “one of the hottest young trios in the business.”

Aurelien Pederzoli, viola/violin French-born violinist Aurelien Fort Pederzoli has quickly risen to be known as one of Chicago’s most creative and sought-after collaborators. He is a founding member of Spektral Quartet and Black Oak. Aurelien's students are graduates of the Paris and Lyon Conservatoires, Yale University, University of Michigan as well as the Cleveland Institute of Music. He has coached chamber music privately and at the university of Chicago and teaches at New Music School since 2013.

Aurelien Pederzoli, viola/violin

French-born violinist Aurelien Fort Pederzoli has quickly risen to be known as one of Chicago’s most creative and sought-after collaborators. He is a founding member of Spektral Quartet and Black Oak. Aurelien's students are graduates of the Paris and Lyon ConservatoiresYale UniversityUniversity of Michigan as well as the Cleveland Institute of Music. He has coached chamber music privately and at the university of Chicago and teaches at New Music School since 2013.

Yana Reznik, piano Pianist, speaker, producer, host, entrepreneur, and cultural leader, Yana Reznik has been revolutionizing the way classical music affects our society. Yana’s passionate performances and captivating storytelling had won the hearts of thousands on her 2010-2014 tour across the United States. Becoming known as the “Pianist with a Voice” Yana breaks the boundaries of the expected and creates innovative programs to bring the beauty of classical music to a wider and more diverse audience around the world.

Yana Reznik, piano

Pianist, speaker, producer, host, entrepreneur, and cultural leader, Yana Reznik has been revolutionizing the way classical music affects our society. Yana’s passionate performances and captivating storytelling had won the hearts of thousands on her 2010-2014 tour across the United States. Becoming known as the “Pianist with a Voice” Yana breaks the boundaries of the expected and creates innovative programs to bring the beauty of classical music to a wider and more diverse audience around the world.