Faculty

Chloé Kiffer

Violin and Viola (Precollege)

An early success led Chloé Kiffer to solo and orchestra engagements throughout Europe, Canada, North and South America, the Middle East, and Asia playing in some of the worldʼs most prestigious concert halls such as Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Beethoven Hall in Bonn, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Hall, Opera House in Tel Aviv and Beijing National Center. In October 2015, Ms. Kiffer made her debut at Carnegie Hallʼs Stern Auditorium with the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. She has claimed top prizes at multiple national and international competitions.

A native of France, Chloé Kiffer graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with a bachelor degree at the age of 17. She earned her post graduate degrees from Manhattan School of Music as a student of Patinka Kopec and Pinchas Zukerman, and her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University as a student of Hagai Shaham.

An enthusiastic chamber musician, Chloé Kiffer is a frequent collaborator with artists such as Pavel Vernikov, Gustav Rivinius, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Joshua Epstein, Timothy Eddy, the Emerson String Quartet, and pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine.

A frequent guest performer and faculty at various festivals, Chloé Kiffer has been closely associated with the Heifetz Institute, serving there as faculty and Artist in Residence, the Beijing International Music Festival & Academy, as well as the Miami Music Festival. Dr. Kiffer also has been a teaching artist at both Bard University Precollege and Stony Brook University.

Most recently Chloé Kiffer has made a recording of the Ravel Violin Sonatas on the Steinway & Sons label, which is scheduled for a release in December 2019.

Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 2019.