Precollege Faculty:Violin, Viola
A versatile artist, violinist and violist Anat Malkin Almani has performed as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. She embarked on her first international tour at the age of 10 and later made her Carnegie Hall debut at age 16 under the baton of Alexander Schneider. Among the orchestras she has soloed with internationally are the Camerata Universidad Andrés Bello (Chile), Drammen Byorkester (Norway), Israel Chamber Orchestra, Israel Stage Orchestra, Sharon Orchestra (Israel), New York String Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmonica de Bogotá (Colombia), Orquesta Sinfonica de Salta (Argentina), and the Westchester Philharmonic. Performance broadcasts, interviews, and articles about her have appeared on Albanian, American, Bajan, Israeli, Latin American, and Russian press, radio, and television.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. Malkin is a member of the New York based Piazzolla Trio, a piano trio that regularly performs in the United States and abroad, and a guest artist with the Hudson Chamber Series in New York and Kassia Music in the greater Washington D.C. area. She is also a founding member of the prizewinning Malkin Duo, which has appeared around the world as recitalists, including several sold-out recitals in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and numerous critically acclaimed recital tours throughout Israel, Europe, and Latin America. The Duo has also appeared as soloists with orchestra and performed the world premiere of David Ward-Steinman’s Concerto for Two Violins, Perelandra. The Duo has an extensive repertoire for two violins and for violin and viola. Ms. Malkin has performed in a myriad of chamber groups with such distinguished artists as Emanuel Borok, Emilio Colon, Liza Ferschtman, David Geber, Jerry Grossman, Igor Gruppman, Mikhail Kopelman, Julia Lichten, Anthony McGill, Joseph Silverstein, and Aviv Quartet, inter alia.
In addition to her performing career, Ms. Malkin is passionately committed to education and teaching. She is a sought-after pedagogue, giving master classes regularly around the globe. With a musical heritage deeply rooted in the Russian and Franco-Belgian schools, she is dedicated to passing those traditions on to future generations. She serves on the violin and viola faculties of the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division; the violin and viola faculties of Eugene ON Classics, an international online music academy based in Seoul, Korea; the artist faculty of the Academy of Music Festival in New York; and several other summer festivals, and has a private studio in New York. Her students include laureates of international competitions such as the 2020 Leonid Kogan International Violin Competition junior division and the 2021 Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition junior division. For many years, she also served as a teaching artist for Manhattan School of Music’s Distance Learning Program.
A pupil of her father, Professor Isaac Malkin, Josef Gingold, and Boris Belkin, Ms. Malkin is a graduate of the Juilliard School and of the Maastricht Conservatorium, where she graduated cum laude. Ms. Malkin has the honor of being the dedicatee of many new compositions, including a work by Samuel Adler. Henry Roth, in his book Violin Virtuosos from Paganini to the 21st Century, named her as one of the “gifted young violinists who are among the vanguard leading the march of violin art into the 21st century.”
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