LATEST

News

Pittsburgh Symphony concertmaster joins Carnegie Mellon faculty

Monday, 05 August 2013

Noah Bendix-Balgley, concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), is to join the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University School of Music in September 2013. The 28-year-old violinist (pictured), who has occupied the concertmaster’s chair since 2011, will coach student quartets. Bendix-Balgley was the first violinist of the Athlos Quartet from 2008 until 2011, and has also performed on tour with the Miró Quartet.

The School of Music has also announced that Andrés Cárdenes, who was the PSO's concertmaster from 1989 to 2010, has been appointed artistic director of orchestral studies. Cárdenes, 55, has been teaching at the school since 1989. He will succeed Ronald Zollman, who resigned from the position earlier this year.

Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial.

Photo: The Image Gallery

Limited time only offer - 42% off
COMMENTS
comments

POST A COMMENT

Captcha
 
Cookie
FOLLOW US
  • Facebook
    Facebook
  • Twitter
    Twitter
  • YouTube
    YouTube
  • Google+
    GooglePlus
THE STRAD'S NEWSLETTER

Reading The Strad puts you at the top of your game - Save 42% off a subscription today.

View
X