Faculty & Schools

Our CHAMPS faculty are high-trained concert artists who have a passion for working with students. They are selected both for their outstanding reputation as both performers and educators.

Toby Blumenthal-Phillips, pianist and CHAMPS Director; co-founder of Luzerne Music Center, an international music camp in the Adirondacks

  • Canyon Vista Middle School
  • Westwood High School
  • Lake Travis High School
  • Lake Travis Middle School
  • Kealing Middle School

Elise Winters, violinist with Austin Symphony Orchestra, CHAMPS Associate Director and author

  • Westridge Middle School
  • Anderson High School

Joseph Smith, violinist, Austin Symphony Orchestra

  • Austin High School

Vladislav Shumakov

  • Paredes Middle School
  • Akins High School

Anna Park, cellist, Austin Symphony Orchestra

  • Murchison Middle School

Jen Mulhern

  • Bowie High School