Viola / Performance
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 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Boston Chamber Music Society. He released a recording of the Hindemith sonatas on the Musical Heritage Society label in 1993. Mr. Amory is a founding member of the Brentano String Quartet, which won the inaugural Cleveland Quartet Award and the 1995 Naumburg Chamber Music Award.
He holds degrees from Yale University and the Juilliard School, and his principal teachers were Heidi Castelman, Caroline Levine, and Samuel Rhodes.
Mr. Amory joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2006. He also teaches at the Juilliard School.