Named Teacher of the Year by the Alabama Music Teachers Association, pianist Kevin T. Chance has been hailed as “a superlative musician” playing “with musical conviction and muscularity.” He has performed throughout the United States and abroad as both soloist and collaborator. Currently, Chance serves as Assistant Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Coordinator.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, cellist Erin Ellis leads a versatile career as a performer and teacher. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician across the United States as well as in Canada, Chile, Italy, and Holland. Ellis currently serves as Assistant Professor of Cello and West Virginia University.