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Steven Tenenbom

College Division

College Division: 

  • Viola, Chamber Music

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Born in Phoenix, AZ

Guest artist with the Guarneri and Emerson String Quartets, Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson and Beaux Arts Trios, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Chamber Music at the Y. As soloist, has appeared with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Brandenburg Ensemble. Currently violist in the Orion String Quartet, in residence at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Mannes College the New School for Music, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival; the quartet has toured widely with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Devoted to the music of our times, has worked closely with composers Lukas Foss and John Corigliano, and jazz greats Chick Corea and Wynton Marsalis. Recordings on RCA with TASHI and the Guarneri String Quartet, on Koch International and Arabesque with the Orion String Quartet; also on the Sony Classical, Marlboro Recording Society, Delos, and ECM labels. Faculty, Bard College Conservatory and Curtis Institute of Music, where he is coordinator of string chamber music.

Degrees and Studies

Attended U. of Southern California and the Curtis Institute of Music.

The Juilliard School

Faculty since 2006.