Emily Nelson

Emily Nelson

Emily Nelson’s enjoyment of a wide variety of styles has led her down diverse musical paths, from the ars subtilior to Milton Babbitt, Appalachian ballads, jazz, and the second Viennese…

Michael Huff

Michael Huff

Dr. Michael Huff was called “a triple threat” by none other than his former boss at Utah State University, Dr. Craig Jessop, owing to his versatility as a conductor, pianist, teacher,…

Henry Wolking

Henry Wolking

Floridian Henry Wolking—composer, trombonist, conductor, teacher, and author—spent his college years at the University of Florida in the horn line for a soul band, touring the “juke joints” of the…

Ralph Matson

Ralph Matson

Ralph Matson was appointed Utah Symphony Concertmaster in 1985. He began his violin studies in Detroit with Emily Mutter Austin. Mr. Matson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale…

John Eckstein

John Eckstein

Cellist John Eckstein joined the Utah Symphony in June, 1990. Previously Associate Principal Cello of the New Orleans Symphony and Principal Cello of the Omaha Symphony, he enjoys a varied…

Monika Jalili

Monika Jalili

“Masterfully evocative….to call their performance inspired is an understatement.” – Lucid Culture For a talented group of Iranian poets and composers enjoying fame, the Iranian revolution of 1979 extinguished hopes,…

Megan Gould

Megan Gould

Megan Gould (violin) is one of NYC’s most versatile performers of Middle Eastern, Greek and popular music. Since completing a Master’s Degree in Ethnomusicology (with a concentration on the Middle…