Baruch Arnon was born in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, and in 1959 took master classes with Edward Steuermann. He was founder, artistic director, and pianist of Musica da Camera from 1972 to 1980 and has since appeared in numerous recitals, chamber music concerts, and master classes in the U.S. and Israel.
Arnon received his early music education in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, and earned a diploma in piano. At Tel Aviv’s Israel Academy of Music he studied with Ilona Vincze-Kraus. He earned BM and MS degrees in piano at Juilliard where he studied piano with Irwin Freundlich, and literature and materials of music with Vincent Persichetti, Jacob Druckman, and Bernard Wagenaar. Arnon was on the faculty of the Israel Academy of Music from 1960 to 1962. At Juilliard he has taught keyboard skills since 1971, been on the graduate faculty and taught piano literature since 1991, and has been on the chamber music faculty since 2001.