Jaclyn Duncan, Flute

Jaclyn Duncan, flutist & founder of Trillogie Trio and Jaclyn Duncan Music, brings years of experience playing in a multitude of genres and settings to every performance. From performing classical favorites for wedding ceremonies accompanied by the harp, violin & cello, to playing soulful improvised lines with a jazz trio, to recording tracks with hip hop artists, the versatility in Jaclyn's playing is a rare find.

Jaclyn began her musical studies on the piano, becoming a skilled accompanist before adding flute to her line-up of instruments (she also plays violin, viola & guitar). In addition to performing on piano at renowned institutions such as The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory and Boston University, Jaclyn has performed and recorded extensively on flute throughout the USA and Japan, playing selections from genres as diverse as funk, hip hop, jazz, reggae, classical, folk, pop, tribal, techno and drum & bass. Recordings include a Sony Japan release with correlating MTV Japan music video.

Jaclyn now leads her team with the sounds of her flute for events and studio recordings of all kinds throughout NJ, PA, DE, NY, CT and FL. Recent highlights include a trio appearance on TLC's Four Weddings and a delightful night of skipping around the dance floor as a strolling flautist, fully decked out in Elizabethan garb for a Renaissance-themed event.

Mark Bassett, Cello

Mark Bassett is an active cello performer and teacher. A graduate of Boston's New England Conservatory of Music (2006), Mark has been performing with orchestras and chamber groups in New York, Boston, Florida and Canada for over 10 years. He is currently the principal cellist of Sinfonietta Nova (Sinfoniettanova.org) and the Tim Keyes Consort (Timkeyesconsort.org) as well as performing frequently with the South Florida Symphony. Other recent appearances include performing with the Zelda Symphony in Las Vegas and as part of the Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds concert series in New York. 

Mark also holds an advanced degree in Music Education from the College of St.Rose (2010) in Albany, NY. A sincere passion for teaching led Mark to open a private cello studio where he has the pleasure of sharing this enthusiasm for music with each of his students.

Brian Ranes, Violin

Brian Ranes is a classically-trained violinist with 15 years of orchestral, chamber, and solo experience. His studies included intensive training at the School for Creative and Performing Arts and Miami University in Cincinnati, Ohio, as well as at Mannes College's New School for Music (Extension Division) in New York City. In addition to being a member of Trillogie Trio, Brian studies chamber and solo performance with members of the Alaria Chamber Ensemble in New York City and frequently performs with a chamber group he helped found called the Havel String Quartet.

Outside of music, Brian keeps busy with his other passions which include biology, sports, and private aviation.

Heather Teffenhart, Violin

Heather Teffenhart has been a performer and teacher of the violin and viola for almost 20 years. She attended The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY and graduated with a degree in violin and viola performance in 1988. She then started teaching at The Westminster Conservatory of Music in Princeton, NJ. She continues to teach at The Pennington School and maintains a private studio out of her home.

Heather also has vast performing experience.   She has performed with many orchestras and chamber ensembles.  Such groups include:  The Greater Trenton Symphony,  Newtown Chamber Orchestra, Princeton Pro Musica, The Princeton String Quartet,  Princeton Intermezzo and The Riverside Symphonia. In November of 2001 Heather played the violin with The Greater Trenton Symphony in Carnegie Hall in NYC  featuring the actor John Lithgow.  She also went on tour with Linda Ronstadt throughout the east coast in 2003.  Along with performing with many orchestras Heather continues to perform at many functions like weddings and parties.

Timothy Leonard, Cello 

Cellist and educator Timothy Leonard maintains a commitment to engaging audiences through emotionally and intellectually satisfying performances. His performance career has taken him to the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, the cow pastures of Texas, and throughout China.  In addition, he has shared the stage with musicians ranging from Peter Serkin to rapper Jay-Z.  He is principal cellist of the New York Opera Exchange Orchestra and is an active freelancer. He completed his undergraduate training at Mason Gross School of the Arts in the studio of Jonathan Spitz and teaches instrumental music in the Warren Township Schools.