Meet Your MYO Faculty

See the people that make it happen day in and day out, and let us know if you're interested in joining our faculty

Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus

Betty Perry (1995-2015)

Remembering Betty Perry

Current Faculty

Krystle Ford, Director (2015-present)

Jeremy Anderson, Cello

Tyler Baker, Cello

Mitchell Ballester*, Bass

Sarah Binford, Cello

Chréstien Bottoms, Violin

Aren Bucci, Violin and Viola

Nealita Callahan, Violin

Susan Chan, Viola

Shannon Crow, Violin and Viola

Jennifer Farquhar*, Violin

Kati Harrison, Violin and Viola

Lisa Kim, Violin

Eric Lakanen, Cello

Genevieve Miedema, Cello

Jordan Nelson, Violin

Cheridan Ross, Violin

Lisa Scott*, Violin

Perry Scott, Violin

*Current musicians of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Interested in Joining the MYO Faculty?

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra is always looking to add dynamic teachers to the faculty. Candidates who apply and meet the basic qualifications will be contacted for a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview. Candidates in final consideration will be brought in to teach a lesson or conduct an ensemble.

For more information on open positions and qualifications, check out our personas below! To apply, send your resume and cover letter to

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