Aaron Copland School of Music Faculty

   Edward Klorman (Adjunct Assistant Professor)

Fields of Study:
Viola and Music Theory

Degrees and Studies:
BM and GD, The Juilliard School
PhD, CUNY Graduate Center

Biographical Information:

Violist Edward Klorman is rapidly emerging as an avid performer, committed teacher, and an innovative leader in the musical community. An active chamber musician, he has performed as guest artist with the Borromeo, Corigliano, Orion, and Ying Quartets, and has collaborated with clarinetist Charles Neidich and pianists Claude Frank, Joseph Kalichstein, and Lowell Liebermann. As founding violist of the Tessera Quartet, he recorded the recently rediscovered chamber music of Harold Brown for Albany Records. Mr. Klorman made his New York City concerto debut in 2008, performing Mozart's Sinfonia concertante with violinist Stefan Jackiw and the Camerata Notturna. A dedicated viola teacher and a board member of the American Viola Society, Edward Klorman has presented master classes and lecture-demonstrations at the International Viola Congress, The Juilliard School, Salzburg Mozarteum, University of Montreal, University of Virginia, and Vanderbilt University. His major viola teachers include Heidi Castleman, Hsin-Yun Huang, Daniel Phillips, and Steven Tenenbaum.

In addition to his performance activities, Mr. Klorman is also a musical scholar and serves as chair of Music Theory and Analysis at The Juilliard School. He has delivered presentations at major international conferences such as the Society for Music Theory, International Schenker Symposium, International Conference on Music Theory (Tallinn), Dutch-Flemish Society for Music Theory (Antwerp), among others. His teaching and research emphasizes intersections between analysis and performance, Schenker analysis, historical performance practice, musical form, and pedagogy. and holds the Ph.D. in Music Theory from the CUNY Graduate Center, where his mentors include William Rothstein, Carl Schachter, and Richard Kramer. For more information, visit http://www.edwardklorman.com.

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