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Carmit Zori, Artistic Director

Carmit Zori,
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photo Carmit Zori, violinist and artistic director, is an international soloist and prominent chamber music performer who has collaborated with many of the world's finest musicians. Winner of the Leventritt and Pro Musicis Awards, she has toured internationally with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and with Musicians from Marlboro. Ms. Zori has participated in music festivals on three continents, and can be heard in recordings on Arabesque, Koch International, and Nonesuch. As artistic director of BCMS, she presents an extraordinary roster of performers in Brooklyn.

photo Edward Arron, cello: Former music coordinator, Metropolitan Museum Artists in Concert. Director, Caramoor Virtuosi. International soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.

photo Jacqueline Bolier, soprano

photo Ettore Causa, viola: International soloist and chamber music performer. Member, Poseidon Quartet. Faculty, Yale School of Music.

photo Catherine Cho, violin: International soloist and recording artist. Recipient, 1995 Avery Fisher Career Grant and 1994 Sony ES Award for musical excellence. Faculty, Juilliard School.

photo Timothy Cobb, bass

photo Zoltan Fejervari, piano: International soloist, recitalist, and recording artist. Winner of the 2016 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship.

photo Pamela Frank, violin: International soloist, recitalist, and chamber music performer. Recipient of the 1999 Avery Fisher Prize. Faculty member at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, the Curtis Institute of Music, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

photo Hsin-Yun Huang, viola: Gold medalist, 1988 Lionel Tertis International Competition. Performs worldwide as soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist. Former member, Borromeo Quartet.

photo Gilbert Kalish, piano: Major recording artist. Frequent collaborator with soprano Dawn Upshaw. Recipient of Chamber Music America's 2002 Service Award for exceptional contributions to the field of chamber music.

photo Ani Kavafian, violin: International soloist; member, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Recipient of the Avery Fisher Prize. Faculty member, Yale University.

photo Julia Lichten, cello: International chamber music performer. Participant at Marlboro and Tanglewood Festivals. Recordings on Sony Classical and Deutsche Grammophon. Faculty member, Manhattan School and SUNY Purchase.

photo David McCarroll, violin

photo Adrian Morejon, bassoon: International soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Member of the Dorian Wind Quintet. Faculty at Purchase College, Longy School, and Boston Conservatory.

photo Dimitri Murrath, viola: 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant winner; 2008 Primrose International Viola Competition first prize winner; international soloist and chamber musician.

photo Angela Park, cello

photo Daniel Phillips, viola: Member, Orion String Quartet. Faculty, Queens College. Recordings for Sony, Nonesuch, and Musical Heritage.

photo Todd Phillips, violin: Member, Orion String Quartet, in residence at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Recordings for RCA Red Seal, Deutsche Grammophon and Sony Classical. Faculty member, Mannes School of Music.

photo Anna Polonsky, piano: International soloist and chamber musician, Borletti-Butoni Trust Fellowship Award winner, faculty Vassar College.

photo Amalia Rinehart, piano: DMA student of Gilbert Kalish at SUNY Stony Brook. B. Mus., Columbia University. Performed at Sarasota Music Festival and recipient of Bowdoin Intl. Music Festival Fellowship.

photo Robert Rinehart, violin: Member, New York Philharmonic. Former member, Ridge String Quartet. International chamber music performer. Faculty member, Manhattan School of Music.

photo Marcy Rosen, cello: Member, Mendelssohn String Quartet, La Fenice ensemble. Winner, 1986 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and Washington International Competion.

photo Sophie Shao, cello: Winner of the 2001 Rostropovitch competition, recipient Avery Fisher Career Grant Prize, recording for EMI Classics.

photo Peter Stumpf, cello: First prize winner of Washington International Competition, Member of the Johannes Quartet, international soloist and chamber musician.

photo Steven Tenenbom, viola: Member, Orion String Quartet, TASHI, and Opus One piano quartet. Faculty member at Mannes College of Music, Bard College Conservatory of Music, and Curtis Institute of Music.

photo Peter Wiley, cello: Former member, Guarneri String Quartet. Former member, Beaux Arts Trio. Former principal cello of Cincinnati Symphony. Faculty, the Curtis Institute of Music.

photo James Wilson, cello: Former member, Chester and Shanghai String Quartets. International chamber music performer and recording artist. Director, Richmond Festival of Music.

photo Alan Woo, piano: Prizewinner, 2014 Gina Bachauer and 2017 Iowa Piano Competitions. International recitalist and chamber musician.