Big Galut(e) Guests

Sanford Margolis, who taught piano for forty-three years at Oberlin Conservatory, is a versatile musician who slides easily between styles, having played jazz professionally for many years and with Latin and country & western groups, in addition to his classical repertoire. Margolis was a member of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, and has played concertos with Antal Doráti, Stanisław Skrowaczewski, David Zinman, Robert Spano, and Arthur Fiedler. In addition to his classical piano duties at Oberlin, he has also taught Yiddish there.

Drummer/producer Adam Guth is a musical polyglot from Philadelphia. He has recorded and toured extensively with Philly’s finest, including renowned jazz bassist Jamaaladeen Tacuma and R&B guitarist/songwriter Jef Lee Johnson.

Soprano Jasmine Habersham, a native of Macon, GA, is charming audiences this summer as Papagena in the Glimmerglass Festival’s production of The Magic Flute, and is a recent graduate of University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Classical percussionist Matt McClung has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral performer across the country and around the world. He lives in Corpus Christi, TX, where he is an associate professor of music at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.

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