Meet the Faculty

Meet the juried visual artists, published playwrights, professional performance artists, and maestros that lead the arts at Agnes Irwin.

 

Murray Savar

Chair, Visual & Performing Arts

As our resident maestro, Mr. Savar leads our Lower School music program and Upper School choral ensembles. An expert in the Kodály method, he has performed and taught internationally, spreading his love of music — wherever he roams.

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Keri Farrow

Studio Art

A graduate of Moore College of Art and Design, Ms. Farrow is also an art instructor for Young Artists Program and is the executive producer of Fun2Know podcast. She can be found encouraging our Middle and Upper School students to look for inspiration everywhere.

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Sophie Miller

Studio Art & Media Art

A graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art, Ms. Miller has been a guest teaching artist for the Delaware Art Museum, participated in the Peace Paper Workshop and Room for Change. 

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Sarah Bourne Rafferty

Photography

With a MFA from the University of the Arts, Ms. Rafferty is a working artist, and owner of Atwater Designs. She is a member of both the National Art Teachers Association and Philadelphia Center for the Book, and can most often be found behind the lens.

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Ann Ramsey

Theater

Ms. Ramsey is a performer to her very core. She has served as a Artist-In-Residence for the Community Arts Center in Wallingford, is active with the Players Club of Swathmore, and is involved in multiple theater communities in Philadephia.

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Terri Saulin

Studio Art& Media Art

With a BFA from Moore College of Art and a MFA from the University of the Arts, Ms. Saulin is a working artist, and a member of the Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery. She participates in Philly Stewards, InLiquid Art, and Clay Studio National and has had her work displayed in solo exhibitions. 

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Trish Siembora

Lower School Art

Ms. Siembora inspires the inner-Piccaso in our young artists! A current member of the Cape May Arts League, she has also been an instructor at the University of the Arts' Continuing Education and Fibers programs.

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Daniel Solderitsch

Technical Theater

A graduate of Lehigh University and an expert on the tech side of theater, Mr. Solderitsch has provided technical design and direction expertise for The Eagle Theatre, Gaslight Theatre Company, The Pig Iron Theatre, and King's College.

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Karen Stait

Theater

In addition to working with the London Studio Center and West End showcase, Ms. Stait has been a European Tour Lead Soloist in Cats, Chicago, Mack and Mabel, and Evita. She has also directed for the Hammond Performing Arts and is versed in Estill Voice Training.

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Angela Sultzer

Instrumental Music

A violinist with the Prometheus Chamber Orchestra, Ms. Sultzer leads the instrumental music program at Agnes Irwin. She has also performed with the National Orchestral Institute at the University of Maryland and performed a solo recital at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia. 

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Tanina Urbanski

Dance

Ms. Urbanski is an award-winning dancer and choreographer, trained in all genres of dance. She served as a producer for the Koshare Dance Collective and performed with the American College Dance Festival. 

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Elizabeth Weigle

Middle School Music

A graduate of the Eastman School of Music & The Juilliard School, Ms. Weigle has been a soprano soloist with Opera Boston and Chautauqua Opera. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, in London and Paris, and calls Agnes Irwin's West-Wike Theater home.

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