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Violinist Michelle Stewart studied in NYC at the Performing Arts High School (FAME School) ; at Mannes College of Music and at the Manhattan School of Music where she earned her BFA. Michelle was the winner of the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society competition and has performed at Alice Tully Hall,Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall.Michelle is not only a classically trained violinist,but has also performed in concerts with such artists as James Taylor,Ray Charles,Dionne Warwick,and Richie Havens,to mention just a few. She is currently a member of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra.


Ryan Hall is a classically trained freelance musician who has performed regularly with various orchestras and chamber ensembles, including Woodstock Chamber Orchestra, Newburgh Symphony, Hudson Opera Theatre, Overlook Trio and Woodstock Quartet. Currently he performs with Amante Quartet and has been a member of the renaissance group Sol Sonata for the last few years. Mr. Hall has recorded extensively with such artists as Sunny Day Real Estate, Professor Louis and the Cromatix, and Juliana Hatfield. He appeared in the 1994 film The Road to Wellville starring Anthony Hopkins.


Rob Turner

Educated at SUNY New Paltz in Music Theory & Composition, and also Music Performance on Cello,, with Over 40 Years Experience playing music for Weddings, and also other Public & Private Events such as Concerts, Office Parties, Garden parties, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs, & Funerals. Rob also plays with the Woodstock String Quartet.