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Meet the Faculty


SCM is known in the Northern Virginia area for having more qualified and more experienced teachers. Some of the accomplishments by our Faculty include having played for the American Choral Directors Association honor choirs, won 1st prize in the MTNA Young Artist State Piano Competition, won 1st prize at the 32nd International Young Artist Piano Competition, premiered at the Kennedy Center, been prize recipients of the Pauline Favin Memorial Award and the Clara Ascherfeld Award, registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, toured with the US Guitar Orchestra, served as ensemble director for the Romero Guitar Institute, taught at University of Rio Grande, played as the guest composer for the 2020 Marlow Guitar International Youth Guitar Competition, created original music that was played on over 177 global television networks cumulative, been printed and featured in newspapers, appeared on national radio stations such as WCNY and the Pacifica Foundation, internationally toured, performed with acts associated and signed with Fearless Records, Hopeless Records, Rise Records, Victory Records, Invogue Records, and Spinefarm Records. 

Our instructors have received education from the following:

  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

  • London College of Music

  • Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

  • Berklee College of Music

  • Northwestern University

  • Shenandoah Conservatory

  • Eastern New Mexico University

  • Florida State University

  • University of Oklahoma

  • University of Central Oklahoma

  • University of Wisconsin

  • University of Houston

  • Radford University

  • Marshall University

  • Taller de Arte Sonoro 

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