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  • Adria Benjamin

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    Adria Benjamin

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    Prize for Outstanding Viola Performance (Peabody). Viola studies with Mary Jane Metcalfe, Francis Tursi, Karen Tuttle, Joey Corpus. Conducting studies with Robert DeCormier, Gustav Meier. Recitals on National Public Radio. Concerts in Israel, Japan, Korea, the US, and Canada. Former member of Jerusalem Symphony, Jerusalem String Ensemble (assistant principal), and Camerata String Quartet.  Member, American Symphony Orchestra, EOS Ensemble, Solisti New York, New York Pops Orchestra, other New York performing ensembles. Founding board member, New York Viola Society. Recordings for BMG, Angel/EMI, Koch International, Deutsche Grammaphon, Sine Qua Non. Former faculty, Peabody Conservatory Preparatory School, Merrywood Music School, Rubin Academy (Jerusalem), Hebrew Arts School. Faculty, Mannes Preparatory Division since 1983, Appointed Professor of the Professional Practice, 2010.


    Current Courses

    Chamber Ensemble
    RAPR 0601, Fall 2022

    Lesson 1 hour
    RAML 0300, Fall 2022

    Lesson 1/2 hour
    RAML 0350, Fall 2022

    Lesson 3/4 hour
    RAML 0325, Fall 2022

    Philharmonic
    RAPR 0403, Fall 2022

    Preparatory Instruction
    RAML 0001, Fall 2022

    String Orchestra
    RAPR 0400, Fall 2022

    Past Courses

    Chamber Ensemble
    RAPR 0601, Fall 2021

    Lesson 1 hour
    RAML 0300, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

    Lesson 1/2 hour
    RAML 0350, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

    Lesson 3/4 hour
    RAML 0325, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

    Philharmonic
    RAPR 0403, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

    Preparatory Instruction
    RAML 0001, Fall 2021

    String Orchestra
    RAPR 0400, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

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