Juilliard School of Music

by Sylviastel | created - 30 Jun 2014 | updated - 01 Jul 2014 | Public

1. Itzhak Perlman

Soundtrack | Schindler's List

Probably the pre-eminent violinist of our time, Itzhak Perlman is known for his brilliant technique, direct interpretation and precision. Mr. Perlman's recordings include not only all standard violin repertoires but those of contemporary composers. He has appeared with every major orchestra in the ...


2. Jenny Oaks Baker

Soundtrack | Christmas Eve

Grammy Nominated Artist Jenny Oaks Baker is one of America's most accomplished and beloved violinists. Jenny began playing the violin at age four, and made her solo orchestral debut in 1983 when she was only eight years old. She received her Master of Music degree from the renowned Juilliard School...


3. Robert Becker

Music_department | Inside Man

Viola, violist, BM 1973; MM 1976.

4. Edvin Marton

Music_department | 2005 World Figure Skating Championships

Edvin Marton was born on February 17, 1974 in Vylok, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Lajos Csüry. He is known for his work on 2005 World Figure Skating Championships (2005), Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (2015) and Kész Átverés Show (1999).


BM 1995, MM 1997 for viola; MM 1997 for compositon


7. Jonathan Carney

Music_department | The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

Jonathan Carney is known for his work on The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), The Longest Week (2014) and Drowning by Numbers (1988).

violinist & conductor

9. Robert Chen

Music_department | Lincoln


10. Jennifer Choi-Fisher

Music_department | Blackfish

violinist & composer

11. Kyung-Wha Chung

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Kyung-Wha Chung was born on March 26, 1948 in Seoul, South Korea.


12. Robert McDuffie

Actor | Dressed to Kill

Robert McDuffie is an actor, known for Dressed to Kill (1980).


15. Peter Oundjian

Soundtrack | CSI: Cyber

Peter Oundjian is married to Nadine.

pianist & conductor

16. Glenn Dicterow

Music_department | The Turning Point

Glenn Dicterow is known for his work on The Turning Point (1977), Live From Lincoln Center (1976) and The Bell Telephone Hour (1959).


17. Lawrence Dutton

Music_department | Bent

Lawrence Dutton is known for his work on Bent (1997), The Little Matchgirl (2006) and Recording the Octet (2005).

violinist; BM 1977; MM 1978

18. James Ehnes

Soundtrack | Kinsey

James Ehnes is known for his work on Kinsey (2004), Five Came Back (2017) and Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona (2010).


19. Ralph Farris

Music_department | The Good Shepherd

Ralph Farris is known for his work on The Good Shepherd (2006), The Mudge Boy (2003) and You Belong to Me (2007).

violinist, composer, conductor.

20. David Garrett

Soundtrack | The Devil's Violinist

David Garrett was born David Bongarz in Aachen, Germany on the 4th of September 1980. His father is a lawyer and his mother a classical ballerina. He has an older brother Alexander, who was at that time taking violin lessons. In an attempt to imitate his big brother David snatched up his violin ...


22. Helen Armstrong

Actress | A Pitfall of the Installment Plan

Helen Armstrong is an actress, known for A Pitfall of the Installment Plan (1913), Peril of the Plains (1912) and The Finer Things (1913).


23. Michael Rabin

Music_department | Rhapsody

Michael Rabin was born on May 2, 1936 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Rhapsody (1954), The Bell Telephone Hour (1959) and Music for You (1951). He died on January 19, 1972 in Manhattan, New York.


24. Geraldo Ribeiro

Sound_department | Chega de Saudade

Geraldo Ribeiro is known for his works in Jango ( Silvio Tendler,1984 ), Terra Estrangeira ( Walter Salles,1996 ), Noticias de Uma Guerra particular ( João Salles,1999 ), Jogo Subterraneo ( Roberto Gervitz,2005 ), Pedra do Reino ( Luis Fernando Carvalho,2007 ) e Chega de Saudade ( Lais Bodanski,...


25. Mary Rowell

Music_department | Stranger Than Paradise

Mary Rowell is known for her work on Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Happiness (1998) and Kissing Jessica Stein (2001).

violinist, composer.

26. Frank Huang

Sound_department | Pink Eyeglasses


28. Gil Shaham

Self | Live From Lincoln Center

Gil Shaham was born on February 9, 1971 in Urbana, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Live From Lincoln Center (1976), Great Performances (1971) and Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music (2007). He is married to Adele Anthony. They have two children.



32. Louis Kaufman

Music_department | Harlow

Louis Kaufman was born on May 10, 1905 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is known for his work on Harlow (1965), The Mephisto Waltz (1971) and The Miracle (1959). He was married to Annette Kaufman. He died on February 9, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA.


33. Nigel Kennedy

Soundtrack | Spy Game

Nigel Kennedy was born on December 28, 1956 in Hove, East Sussex, England as Nigel Paul Kennedy. He is married to Agnieszka.


34. Chin Kim

Music_department | Dinner Rush


35. Cho-Liang Lin

Soundtrack | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Cho-Liang Lin was born on January 29, 1960 in Taiwan.


36. Mark Wood

Music_department | Blitz

electric violinist

37. Pinchas Zukerman

Soundtrack | Alice

Pinchas Zukerman was born on July 16, 1948 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is known for his work on Alice (1990), Pacific Heights (1990) and Live From Lincoln Center (1976). He has been married to Amanda Forsyth since March 2004. He was previously married to Tuesday Weld and Eugenia Zukerman.


38. Charles Albright

Self | Born to Kill?

Charles Albright was born on August 10, 1933 in Amarillo, Texas, USA.

Pianist & Composer

Pianist & Composer (BM 2004, MM 2006)

40. Jonathan Batiste

Music_department | Red Hook Summer

Jonathan Batiste is a unique and iconic artist of this generation. With his unique voice on piano and dapper sense of style, Jonathan has ignited the NYC music scene. Jonathan is from a celebrated lineage of musicians in New Orleans. At just 24, Jonathan has performed in over 40 countries, has ...

42. Ching-Yun Hu

Actress | Di 36 ge gu shi

Ching-Yun Hu is an actress, known for Taipei Exchanges (2010).

Pre College 1999, BM 2003, MM 2005

43. Andrew Litton

Music_department | Der Rosenkavalier

Andrew Litton is known for his work on Der Rosenkavalier (2011), BBC Proms (2011) and BBC Proms (2010).

pianist & conductor

Organist & composer (BM 2004, MM 2006)

45. Myung-Whun Chung

Music_department | Great Performances

Myung-Whun Chung was born on January 22, 1953 in Seoul, South Korea. He is known for his work on Great Performances (1971), Rammbock (2010) and Le bassin de J.W. (1997).

pianist & conductor

46. Van Cliburn

Self | Live From Lincoln Center

Van Cliburn was born Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr. on July 12, 1934, in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. His mother, named Rildia Bee O'Bryan, had been taught piano by Arthur Friedheim, a pupil of Franz Liszt. Cliburn began taking piano lessons at the age of three from his mother, who was strict and ...

47. Chick Corea

Soundtrack | Cat Chaser

Chick Corea was born Armando Anthony Cores on June 12, 1941, in Chelsea, Massachussetts, USA. He began studying piano at the age of four. He started professional career with Cab Calloway, then continued with the bands of Mongo Santamaria, trumpeter Blue Mitchell, flutist Herbie Mann and saxophonist ...

jazz pianist

49. Nico Muhly

Composer | The Reader

Nico Muhly was born on August 26, 1981 in Randolph, Vermont, USA as Nicolas Asher Muhly. He is a composer, known for The Reader (2008), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and The Illusionist (2006).

pianist & composer

50. Hiroko Nakamura

Composer | Visa

Hiroko Nakamura is an actress and composer, known for Visa (2010) and Edifice (2009).


51. Pablo Nemirovsky

Composer | Gombrowicz, l'Argentine et moi

Pablo Nemirovsky is a composer, known for Gombrowicz, l'Argentine et moi (2000), Los de Saladillo (2005) and The Tree on the Wall (2012).


52. Andrew Von Oeyen

Self | A Capitol Fourth

Andrew Von Oeyen was born on November 12, 1979 in the USA.


53. Noriko Ogawa

Sound_department | The iDol


54. Rene Paulo

Actor | Killer on Board

Rene Paulo is an actor, known for Killer on Board (1977).


55. Michael Endres

Self | Black Box BRD

Michael Endres was born on October 28, 1937 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.



57. Art Ferrante

Soundtrack | Four Christmases

Pianist ("Ferrante & Teicher"), composer and arranger, educated at Juilliard and a student of Carl Friedbert. He taught at Juilliard between 1944 and 1947. He made many records, and toured the United States and Canada in numerous concert performances in addition to his radio and television ...


58. David Golub

Self | From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

David Golub was born on March 22, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He died on October 16, 2000 in Milan, Italy.


60. Daniel Pollack

Location_management | Noah


pianist, organist, conductor

62. Marco Rizo

Soundtrack | The Lost City

Marco Rizo is best remembered as the musical director for the popular television show I Love Lucy (1951), during its entire run from 1951 to 1957. He also co-composed the jaunty theme song. Marco was born in 1920 in Santiago, Cuba, and immersed in music from early childhood. His father, chief ...

pianist & composer

63. Santiago Rodríguez

Actor | Casados con hijos

Santiago Rodríguez is an actor, known for Casados con hijos (2004), Roa (2013) and Tiempo final (2007).


64. Stephen Schwartz

Soundtrack | The Prince of Egypt

Stephen Schwartz was born on March 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Carole Piasecki since July 6, 1969. They have two children.

pre college 1964, piano

65. Horacio Gutiérrez

Self | Live From Lincoln Center

Horacio Gutiérrez was born on August 28, 1948 in Havana, Cuba.


66. Marvin Hamlisch

Soundtrack | The Spy Who Loved Me

Musical talent ran in Marvin Hamlisch's family - his father was an accordionist, and at seven Hamlisch was the youngest student ever accepted by Manhattan's Julliard School of Music. Hamlich furthered his education by taking night classes at Queens College and working during the day as a rehearsal ...

pianist & composer

69. Helen Huang

Producer | 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time

Helen Huang is known for her work on 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (2004), Brotherly (2008) and Three to One (2012).


pianist & composer

74. Jeffrey Swann

Actor | Don't Hang Up

Jeffrey Swann is an actor, known for Don't Hang Up (1974).


76. Lou Teicher

Soundtrack | Four Christmases

Lou Teicher was born on August 24, 1924 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Louis Milton Teicher. He was married to Betty Teicher and Elaine Teicher. He died on August 3, 2008 in Highlands, North Carolina, USA.


77. The 5 Browns

Self | The 5 Browns: Live in Concert

Julliard-trained quintet of siblings, including Desirae Brown, Deondra Brown and Melody Brown.

all pianists

78. Rosalyn Tureck

Self | Firing Line

Rosalyn Tureck was born on December 14, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was married to George Wallingford Downs Jr., James Elliott Armstrong Hainds and Kenneth Klein. She died on July 17, 2003 in Riverdale, Bronx, New York City, New York, USA.

pianist & harpsichordist

80. Xun Wang

Actor | Jiao zhu zhuan

Xun Wang was born on November 27, 1974 in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. He is an actor, known for Legend of the Naga Pearls (2017), Lost in Hong Kong (2015) and Desire Game (2019).


81. Alexis Weissenberg

Soundtrack | The Darjeeling Limited

Alexis Weissenberg was born on July 26, 1929 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was an actor, known for The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015) and Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 in b-moll von Peter I. Tschaikowsky (1967). He died on January 8, 2012 in Lugano, Switzerland.


83. Terence Yung

Director | Ma fu shou ji

Terence Yung is an actor and assistant director, known for Way to Success (1993), Dan shen gui zu (1989) and Ji lian gou xian nai (1981).


84. Michel Camilo

Music_department | Broadcast News

Michel Camilo was born on April 4, 1954 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

jazz pianist

85. Hanan Alattar

Actress | Manon

Hanan Alattar is an actress, known for Manon (2007).

86. Audra McDonald

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Born July 3, 1970 in West Berlin (now part of Berlin), Germany as Audra Ann McDonald, she is an actress and singer, best known for her many roles on the Broadway theatre stage. Her mother Anna Kathryn was a university administrator and her father Stanley McDonald Jr. was a high school principal, ...

1993, BM, Voice

87. Anne Brown

Actress | Rhapsody in Blue

Born Annie Wiggins Brown in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of a prominent physician, Dr Harry F. Brown, the grandson of a slave. Her mother was of African, Cherokee and Scottish-Irish descent. Along with her three sisters, she was taught and encouraged in music by her mother. Hopes of ...

as Anne Wiggins Brown; soprano

opera singer

89. Stephanie Mills

Soundtrack | Cop Out

Stephanie Mills was born on March 22, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Stephanie Dorthea Mills. She was previously married to Micheal Saunders, Dino Meminger and Jeffrey Daniel.


91. America Olivo

Actress | Chicago P.D.

America Olivo was born on January 5, 1978 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Ameríca Athene Olivo. She is an actress and producer, known for Chicago P.D. (2014), Bitch Slap (2009) and Friday the 13th (2009). She has been married to Christian Campbell since July 5, 2009. They have one child.

mezzo soprano

92. Netania Davrath

Soundtrack | Doc Hollywood

Netania Davrath was born in 1931 in Ukraine. She died in 1987.


93. Ruby Elzy

Actress | The Emperor Jones

Ruby Elzy was a pioneer black opera singer who appeared on stage, radio and film. A native of Mississippi, Elzy created the role of Serena in George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" on Broadway in 1935. She made her film debut opposite Paul Robeson in 1933's "The Emperor Jones" while still a student at ...


94. Faith Esham

Actress | Carmen

Faith Esham was born on August 6, 1948 in Portsmouth, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for Carmen (1984), Live From Lincoln Center (1976) and Gianni Schicchi (1981).


95. Renée Fleming

Soundtrack | The Shape of Water

Renée Fleming was born on February 14, 1959 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for The Shape of Water (2017), Now You See Me 2 (2016) and Closer (2004). She has been married to Tim Jessell since September 3, 2011. She was previously married to Richard Lee Ross.



97. Leontyne Price

Soundtrack | Romeo + Juliet

Leontyne Price was born on February 10, 1927 in Laurel, Mississippi, USA as Mary Leontyne Price. She is an actress, known for Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and NBC Television Opera Theatre (1949). She was previously married to William Warfield.


98. Madelyn Renée Monti

Soundtrack | The Godfather: Part III

Madelyn Renée Monti was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for The Godfather: Part III (1990), La Bohème (1986) and Yes, Giorgio (1982).


100. Hazel Scott

Actress | I Dood It

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, classical and jazz musician Hazel Scott became one of America's premier pianists of her time. Born on June 11, 1920, this child prodigy first started tickling the ivories at age 3 under the guidance of her mother. She moved with her family to the U.S. in 1924 ...

singer and pianist

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