Dan Auerbach - Violin
Dan Auerbach, violin: Dan Auerbach has been hailed by the New York Times for his “quiet virtuosity.” The Village Voice cites “Violinist Dan Auerbach plays marvelously.” In demand as a concerto soloist and recitalist, he has performed in every major venue in New York City. A fellowship recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (AICF), he has appeared as concerto soloist with festival orchestras in the U.S., Canada and Israel. A CD “The Devil’s Trill” with pianist Joshua Pierce has recently been released on the MSR Classics label. The CD has been hailed as “thoroughly enjoyable from first note to last” and “Auerbach’s playing is first-rate.”
A strong proponent of new music, Dan Auerbach has performed and toured extensively with such ensembles as Continuum, the New Juilliard Ensemble, and members of the American Composers Orchestra.
A long-time specialist in microtonal music, he has toured Finland, Russia Belgium and New York City with the American Festival of Microtonal Music (AFMM). Additional recent recitals include festivals in St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia, and the Ukraine.
He holds B.M. and M.M. Degrees in violin performance from The Juilliard School, and a D.M.A. from Rutgers University. While a graduate fellow at Rutgers University, he was awarded the Irene Alm Memorial Prize for a graduating doctoral student for excellence in performance & scholarly research. His mentors include Dorothy DeLay, Felix Galimir, Harvey Shapiro, Lewis Kaplan, and Arnold Steinhardt. Dr. Auerbach currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York, where he teaches violin, viola, chamber music, and conducts the CSI Orchestra. Dan Auerbach performs on a violin made by renowned luthier, Vanna So.