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Degrees and Academics  

String Division  



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String Division Faculty:  P. Smith, N. Yasuda, J. Schwalbach, M. Gebrian, T. Rondon


The String Division of the Department of Music and Theatre Arts offers a comprehensive academic experience and an extraordinary performance environment. Applied study is offered in the areas of violin, viola, cello, double bass, and harp with highly trained and widely recognized specialists. Performance opportunities include solo recitals, orchestra and string ensemble concerts, as well as special performances for the annual opera/musical and Viennese Ball.

String Division Faculty

  • Molly Gebrian, viola 
  • Tulio J. Rondón, cello, conductor - Chamber Orchestra
  • Joshua Schwalbach, double bass
  • Paula M. Smith, harp
  • Nobuyoshi Yasuda, violin, conductor - University Symphony Orchestra, string division coordinator


NEW! Full-tuition scholarship opportunity for string musicians. Learn more about the Eileen Phillips Cohen String Scholarship here.


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