Faculty

Madeleine Golz

Cello (Precollege)

Cellist Madeleine Golz studied at California State University, Northridge and received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Manhattan School of Music. Her teachers include Ardyth Alton, Gabor Rejto, Peter Rejto, and Scott Ballantyne. She studied chamber music with Raphael Bronstein, Joseph Seiger and Artur Balsam. A participant in many music festivals, both in the U.S. and in Europe, she is an active chamber musician and recitalist and frequently appears with the “Golz Duo” along with her sister, pianist Evelyn Golz. Ms. Golz heads the cello department at The Thurnauer School of Music in New Jersey and is the former director of the East Harlem Public School Cello Program in New York City, sponsored by the Opus 118 Music Center.

From 1993–1999, Ms. Golz was on the faculty of the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. She has also taught and performed at the Kent-Silver Bay Summer Music Festival in Connecticut and the Hartwick College Summer Music Festival and Institute in New York and is currently a member of the artist faculty of the Amati Music Festival. Her students have been featured on Sesame Street and the Nickelodeon Network, have won many prizes in local, national and international competitions, and have gone on to study at some of the country’s most prestigious music schools.

Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 1985.