Arik BRAUDE - Violin
Du August 2nd - August 10th, 2020
Arik Braude, violin
Praised for “sophisticated, warm intensity, radiant timbre and well-balanced , harmonious performance style” (Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany) violinist Arik Braude has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in the U.S., Europe and Asia. His recent performances of concertos by Bach, Haydn and Mendelssohn (double) with the JVNY camarata in repeated appearances at New York’s Bargemusic as well as in Geneva (Switzerland) and throughout France brought audiences to its feet. As an avid chamber musician Mr. Braude has performed at many chamber music festivals including Music@Menlo (U.S.), Festival des Arcs (France), Killington Chamber Music Festival (U.S.), and numerous concert series in the U.S., France, Germany, Belgium and Italy. He has served on the jury panel of the Johannes Brahms Competition Pörtschach (Austria) since 2016. His students have appeared as soloists with orchestras in the U.S., France, Germany, Switzerland and Portugal, including the New York Philharmonic and the Mainz KammerOrchester. They have won prizes in many international competitions including the Johannes Brahms Competition (Austria) & From the Top (US). He has given masterclasses in the US, the UK, France, Germany & Portugal. An interview about his teaching was published in The Strad Magazine and Mr. Braude has contributed to the magazine’s “Ask the Experts” column. Mr. Braude is the artistic director of JVNY, inc. a stellar ensemble of young professional musicians at the onset of their professional careers, and of the JVNY international chamber music workshops in France and Portugal. He has recorded for Talent Classic Records, inc., Le Chant de Linos, and Music@Menlo. His teachers include his father, Natan V. Braude, at the special music school in the former Soviet Union, Peter Bondarenko & Felix Andrievsky at the Rubin Academy of Music in Israel, Jens Ellermann at the Hannover Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, Yfrah Neaman in London and Sally Thomas in New York. Mr. Braude has participated in intensive masterclasses with Isaac Stern, Ruggiero Ricci & Alexander Schneider among others. He completed his doctoral studies (ABD) at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He plays a Gennaro Gagliano violin made in Napoli in 1754. Arik Braude is currently on the violin faculty at the Aaron Copland Conservatory at Queens College (CUNY) and at the Mannes College of Music where he chaired the department of strings from 1997 to 2000.