Aaron Copland School of Music Faculty

Edward Klorman (Assistant Professor)

Fields of Study:
Music Theory and Viola

Degrees and Studies:
PhD, City University of New York
BM and GD, The Juilliard School

Biographical Information:

Edward Klorman is a music theorist and violist specializing in the relationship between musical scholarship and performance. He is currently completing a monograph on metaphors of social interplay and agency in Mozart's chamber music (forthcoming from Cambridge University Press). He serves as co-chair of the Analysis and Performance Interest Group for the Society for Music Theory and has presented his research at numerous national and international conferences, including the Society for Music Theory, International Schenker Symposium, Centre for Musical Performance as a Creative Practice (Cambridge), International Conference on Music Theory (Tallinn), Dutch-Flemish Society for Music Theory (Antwerp), among others. He has been invited lecturer at the International Viola Congress, Salzburg Mozarteum, University of Massachussets Amherst, and University of South Carolina. He is a Graduate Studies and Chamber Music faculty member at The Juilliard School, where he was founding chair of the Music Theory and Analysis department. He received a Jacob K. Javits fellowship for his doctoral studies at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

An avid chamber musician, Edward Klorman has performed as guest artist with many leading ensembles, including the Borromeo, Corigliano, Orion, and Ying Quartets and in collaboration with the clarinetist Charles Neidich and pianists Claude Frank, Joseph Kalichstein, Robert McDonald and Jon Nakamatsu. He served for nine years as founding co-artistic director of the Canandaigua Lake Music Festival in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, where he helped the innovative Classical Blue Jeans series to cultivate new audiences. He has recorded two albums for Albany Records: the recently rediscovered chamber music of Harold Brown (with the Tessera Quartet) and the vocal chamber music of Lowell Liebermann (recorded under the composer's supervision). Dr. Klorman regularly teaches guest master classes and lessons at Juilliard as assistant to the renowned viola pedagogue Heidi Castleman. Other master class appearances for master classes and coachings include Manhattan School of Music, Music@Menlo, University of Montreal, University of Virginia, and Vanderbilt University. His major viola teachers include Heidi Castleman, Hsin-Yun Huang, Daniel Phillips, Thomas Riebl, and Steven Tenenbaum. He is a dedicated executive board member of the American Viola Society. For more information, visit http://www.edwardklorman.com.

Office:
NMB 311

Phone:
(718) 997-3856

Web Site:
http://www.edwardklorman.com



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