Misha Amory

Winner of the 1991 Naumburg Viola Award, Misha Amory has performed with orchestras in the United States and Europe, and has given recitals in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Houston, and Washington, D.C. He has performed at the Marlboro Music Festival and the Vancouver and Seattle chamber music festivals, as well as with the …

Misha Amory Read More »

Shmuel Ashkenasi

Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Shmuel Ashkenasi attended the Musical Academy of Tel Aviv and gave his first public performance at the age of eight. After studying with Ilona Feher, he came to the United States to study with Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute of Music. He won the Merriweather Post Competition, was a …

Shmuel Ashkenasi Read More »

Benjamin Beilman

Benjamin Beilman has won international praise both for his passionate performances and deep rich tone which the Washington Post called “mightily impressive.” The New York Times has praised his “handsome technique, burnished sound, and quiet confidence,” and the Strad described his playing as “pure poetry.” The Boston Globe remarked that Mr. Beilman’s “playing already has its own sure balance of technical command, intensity, and …

Benjamin Beilman Read More »

David Bilger

Hailed by the New York Times for his playing of “easy brilliance” and by the Washington Post for his “engaging legato touch,” David Bilger is also a professor of trumpet at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music. From 1995 to 2022, he held the position of principal trumpet of The Philadelphia Orchestra, having previously held …

David Bilger Read More »

Blair Bollinger

Blair Bollinger is the bass trombone of the Philadelphia Orchestra, which he joined in 1986. He has made solo appearances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, and National Symphony of Taiwan, as well as at many international and domestic trombone conferences. Mr. Bollinger has given recitals and master classes in Brazil, Chile, China, Holland, Israel, …

Blair Bollinger Read More »

Scroll to Top