Erin Helgeson Torres is the Lecturer of Flute at Ohio Northern University and Muskingum University, and Adjunct Instructor at Ashland University. Second Flute/Piccolo with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and the Principal Flute of the McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra, Erin is also solo flutist with the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble (CODE), Principal Flute of the Queen City Opera, and an auxiliary flutist with the Louisville Orchestra.  She has performed in various area orchestras including the Columbus, West Virginia, Central Ohio, Springfield, Westerville, and Lima symphonies.  Erin holds degrees from The Ohio State University, Stetson University, and the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, and is a Burkart Performer.


Saxophonist, composer, educator, and curator Michael Rene Torres currently serves as Lecturer of Saxophone at The Ohio State University and Lecturer of Saxophone and Composition at Muskingum University. He is also the founder and Artistic Director of the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble (CODE), a contemporary music ensemble that is dedicated to the promotion, performance, and perception of new music in Central Ohio. Michael is an active recitalist and chamber musician, and as a composer is a winner of the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and the Greater Columbus Arts Council Composition Fellowship. He holds degrees from The Ohio State University, Northwestern University, and Stetson University, and is a Conn-Selmer Endorsing Artist.


Photo of E. Torres and M. Torres: Ronald Hoehn


Maria Staeblein  joined the Ohio State University School of Music in 2009 as a faculty member in collaborative piano. An active chamber musician and soloist, she has played numerous performances throughout Europe, the United States, and Canada, and has made recordings for Vienna Modern Masters and Albany Records. She won first prize at the International Competition of the 33rd European Music Festival and has received prizes and awards at national and international competitions including the International Piano Competition Città di Senigallia Italy. Her teachers include Erich Appel, Arie Vardi, György Sebök, Leon Fleisher, Lev Naumov, and Hans Leygraf.





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