Two Cellists Appointed to Faculty at the Longy School of Bard College

Nick Phontinos and Christine Lamprea will join the teaching staff at the school effective immediately

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Cellists Nick Phontinos and Christine Lamprea will join the teaching staff at the school, effective immediately.

Phontinos was a Co-Artistic Director of  the Grammy Award winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird, which also received the Concert Artist Guild Grand Prize and Musical America’s Ensemble of the Year. He is a graduate of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and Northwestern University.

A graduate of the Juilliard School and the New England Conservatory, Lamprea is a winner of the Schadt Competition, Astral Artists National Auditions, the Sphinx Competition, and the Sphinx Medal of Excellence.