A top prize winner of international competitions, NMS faculty member pianist Jeffrey Panko has been featured in performances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center Library, WFMT and WQXR Radio. By request from the City of Chicago, Panko presented a Chopin recital for the visiting Lech Walesa culminating in two Command Performances for Polish Prime Ministers.
Cory Tiffin is the principal clarinetist of the Las Vegas Philharmonic and regularly performs with orchestras across the nation. He has appeared as a soloist and chamber artist with the Chicago Chamber Musicians, Fulcrum Point, International Chamber Artists and the Lincoln Trio, among others. As a founding member of the Chicago-based Anaphora Ensemble, Tiffin curated, commissioned and performed a diverse array of works from classical to contemporary to performance art. Tiffin is the Clarinet Instructor at Loyola University and has served on the faculties of DePaul University and the Chicago High School for the Arts.
Tiffin can be heard on the Southport and Albany label
Goran's unique and rarely found talents set you forth on a cinematic array of emotions, sophisticated yet rebellious. His acoustic ensemble (The Goran Ivanovic Trio) nods its head towards tradition but totally disregards technical conventions. They experiment in the melding of Classical, various styles of Traditional Folk, and Rock music, each receiving equal time.