orchestra. singing. movement. homework. field trips.                                               concerts. intensive. every day. after school. transformative. 

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Faculty & Staff

Diane Cline: Director & Conductor


Diane is a firm believer in the ability of music to positively impact lives and communities. Diane plays violin and fiddle and currently performs with the Longwood Symphony, the North Shore Symphony, Project Soul and Exile on Elm Street. In her free time, Diane enjoys traveling, studying romance languages, and spending time outdoors. Check out Diane's full bio here.

David Palombo:  Conductor & Violin Faculty


Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, David Palombo is a passionate music educator, violinist, and violist who enjoys traveling around the world, learning new languages, and studying diverse musical cultures.  David also likes to explore rocky beaches, lush forests, and mountains on scenic hikes around New England. Check out David's full bio here.

Serena Eades: Violin Faculty


A native of Roberts Creek, British Columbia, Serena loves to play the violin, as well as the accordion. She also enjoys riding her bike, gardening, knitting, and eating chocolate-covered anything. Check out Serena's full bio here.


Pamela Cumming: Violin Faculty


Pamela is a professional violinist based in the Boston area, working as a performer, session musician, and music teacher. In her off time she enjoys movies, reading, yoga, and going on adventures! Read Pamela's full bio here.

Claudia Garcia: Bass Faculty 


Hailing from Colombia, Claudia is an engaging and versatile performer.  When not performing on double bass, Claudia can be found performing the traditional Colombian instrument, the tiple. Read Claudia's full bio here.




Silas de Oliveira: Cello Faculty


Hailing from Brazil, Silas is an active cello teacher and performer in the greater Boston area.  When he is not educating New England's youth or traveling with his cello, Silas enjoys skydiving and playing tennis. Read Silas' full bio here.