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School of Orchestral Studies


The School of Orchestral Studies provides a truly unique opportunity to work side-by-side with members of one of the finest symphony orchestras in the world. You will be coached in small groups and in sectional rehearsals, so your access to individual attention will be unmatched.

Our Faculty

Artistic Director

Dr. Kiesling's current conducting positions include staff positions with the Pasadena Symphony and the Tulare County Symphony.

Associate Conductor

Dr. Cayla Bellamy is currently on faculty at the University of Northern Iowa, where she teaches courses in applied bassoon, chamber music, woodwind literature, music education, and the liberal arts core curriculum.

Associate Conductor

Catherine Fish is a professional violinist and orchestra director from Port Washington, NY.