Shmuel Katz    Violist & Violinist

curriculum vitae

Orchestral Experience

Mostly Mozart Orchestra-Principal

Pennsylvania Ballet- Principal

Philadelphia Orchestra

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

New York City Opera (Guest Principal)

Riverside Symphony (Guest Principal)

 Chamber Music &Festivals

Speculum Musicć

Michael Trio(Recitals in Italy, Spain, Israel and the US)

The New Israeli Piano Quartet(Recitals in Austria and Israel)

Chamber Music performances with Pinchas Zukerman, Michael Tree, Tabea Zimmermann and Ralph Kirschbaum

Carolina Chamber Music Festival

Verbier Festival, Switzerland

Interlochen Arts Camp, USA

Keshet Eilon, Israel

Schloss Weinberg, Austria

PRO Festival, Germany 

 

Education

             1999-2000 Master of Music, Manhattan School of Music

             1995-1998 Bachelor of Music, Manhattan School of  Music

             1984-1992 Graduate with honors, Israel Conservatory, Tel-Aviv

 Solo Appearances

Be’er Sheva Sinfonieta Orchestra

                Israel Defense Forces Chamber Orchestra

Interlochen World Youth Symphony Orchestra

Israel Conservatory Chamber Orchestra

 

Principal Instructors

            Michael Tree, Guarneri Quartet

            Pinchas Zukerman

            Haim Taub, former Concertmaster: Israel Philharmonic, Pittsburg       Symphony

            Ora Shiran, former Concertmistress: Israel Philharmonic, BBC Orchestra

 



Shmuel Katz, with teachers Pinchas Zukerman and Pat Kopec