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National Advisory Board

Leif Ove Andsnes

Sergio Assad

Emanuel Ax

Daniel Barenboim

Christoph Eschenbach

Renée Fleming

Henry Fogel

Miriam Fried

Anthony Freud

Thomas Hampson

Hyo Kang

Welz Kauffman

Ramsey Lewis

Brian Lynch

Yo-Yo Ma

Catherine Malfitano

William Mason

Robert McDonald

Anthony McGill

Sylvia McNair

Zarin Mehta


Samuel Ramey

Steve Robinson

Deborah Rutter

Leonard Slatkin

André Watts

Pinchas Zukerman


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Steven, viola

"My dream is to be a professional violist, and Merit is helping me to reach this goal with quality training and excellent performance opportunities."

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