||Edward Klorman (Adjunct Lecturer)
Fields of Study:
Viola and Music Theory
Degrees and Studies:
M.A. and M.Phil. in Music Theory, CUNY Graduate Center
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 and Joseph Kalichstein. As founding violist of the Tessera Quartet, he recently completed a concert tour with composer/pianist Lowell Liebermann. Mr. Klorman made his New York City concerto debut in 2008, performing the Mozart Sinfonia Concertante with violinist Stefan Jackiw and the Camerata Notturna.
A dedicated teacher, Edward Klorman has presented master classes and lecture-demonstrations at the International Viola Congress, 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 an active musical scholar. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Music Theory from the CUNY Graduate Center, supported in full by the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship and by the Robert E. Gilleece Fellowship. His teaching and research emphasizes intersections between analysis and performance, Schenker analysis, historical performance practice, musical form, and pedagogy. His scholarly mentors include William Rothstein, Carl Schachter, and Richard Kramer.