Dalit Hadass Warshaw
Composer Dalit Hadass Warshaw’s music has been performed by the New York and Israel Philharmonic orchestras, the Boston Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Houston Symphony, and the Grand Rapids Symphony, among others. As a pianist, she has performed repertoire ranging from concertos by Mozart, Schumann, and Grieg to her own compositions and improvisations in venues including Avery Fisher Hall, Miller Theater, Alice Tully Hall, and the Stone with the Rockland Symphony, Cheyenne Symphony, and the Misgav Chamber Players under the direction of Lukas Foss. As theremin soloist, she has performed with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the New York Festival of Song, and the San Francisco Symphony. She has also performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, the American Symphony Orchestra, and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, among other ensembles. Her album Invocations (Albany Records) was released in 2011. She was a Guggenheim Fellow from 2016-17 and has received five ASCAP Foundation Grants to Young Composers, a Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and an OPERA America Discovery Grant for Women Composers. Warshaw is also the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and two BMI Awards. She has completed multiple residencies at the Yaddo and MacDowell Artist Colonies. She taught orchestration in Juilliard’s Evening Division (2000-05) and was a member of the composition faculty at Boston Conservatory (2004-14). She is a composition faculty member at CUNY-Brooklyn College and the Special Music School. She received her bachelor's degree from Columbia and participated in the Barnard-Columbia-Juilliard Exchange; she got her master’s and doctorate from Juilliard. She studied composition with Samuel Adler, Milton Babbitt, and Del Tredici and theremin with Clara Rockmore. Warshaw has been a member of the Evening Division faculty since 2016 and was also an Evening Division faculty member from 2000-05.