Misha Amory, viola
Since winning the 1991 Naumburg Viola Award, Misha Amory has been active as a soloist and chamber musician, in addition to being violist of the Brentano String Quartet. He has performed with orchestras in the United States and Europe, and has been presented in recital at New York’s Alice Tully Hall, Los Angeles’ Ambassador Series, Philadelphia’s Mozart on the Square festival, Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Houston’s Da Camera series, and Washington’s Phillips Collection. He has been invited to perform at the Marlboro Music Festival, Seattle Chamber Music Society Festival, Vancouver Festival, Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center, and the Boston Chamber Music Society. He has also released a recording of Hindemith sonatas on the Musical Heritage Society label.
Mr. Amory holds degrees from Yale University and the Juilliard School, and his principal teachers were Heidi Castleman, Caroline Levine, and Samuel Rhodes. Himself a dedicated teacher, Mr. Amory serves on the faculties of the Juilliard School in New York City and the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia.