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Guest Artists at the Butler School of Music

The Butler School of Music has a strong tradition of providing students opportunities to hear and interact with the world's top musicians in recitals, lectures, and master classes-all on the Butler campus. Provided here is a list of just some of the many artists who have visited Butler in recent years.

Composition

Marvin Hamlisch
Philip Glass
Eric Ewazen
Jennifer Higdon
Elliott Schwartz
Morten Lauridsen
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich 

Percussion

STOMP
Johnny Lee Lane
Katarzyna Mcka
Arthur Lipner
Colin Currie
Timothy Adams Jr.
Tom Stubbs
Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic
Kenny Aronoff
Evelyn Glennie
Rocky Bryant
Bang on a Can All-Stars 
Third Coast Percussion

Piano

Orion Weiss
Andre Watts
Santiago Rodriguez
Stephen Hough
Jon Kimura Parker
John Browning
John O'Conor
Vladimir Feltsman
Lilya Zilberstein
Jeffrey Kahane
Gloria Cheng
Gil Kalish

Strings

Janos Starker, cello
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Lynn Harrell, cello
Anthony Elliott, cello
Emanuel Gruber, cello
Lazlo Varga, cello
Raphael Wallfisch, cello
Mark Kosower, cello
Nai-Yuan Hu, violin
Barnabas Kelemen, violin
James Ehnes, violin
Paul Zukofsky, violin
Sally Thomas, violin
Martin Beaver, violin
Pavel Berman, violin
Stefan Milenkovich, violin
Judith Ingoffsson, violin
Livio Prunara, violin
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Illya Kaler, violin
Judith Ingolfsson, violin
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Bela Fleck
Mark O'Connor, violin
Time for Three 

Voice

Cleo Laine
Juliane Banse
Gail Nelson
Theodora Hanslow
Nathan Berg
Wolfgang Holzmair
Angela Brown
Michael Feinstein
Carolyn Sebron 

Winds

Jon Manasse
John Dankworth
Doc Severinsen
Roberta Minczuk
Arturo Sandoval
The American Brass Quintet
Martin Kuuskman 
Wayne Bergeron 

Other Artists

JoAnn Falleta, Conductor 
The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Bobby McFerrin
"The President's Own" US Marine Band
Markus Roberts Trio
Stewart Copland
Matthew Halls, Conductor 
Avery Sharp Trio