THE RAPHAEL TRIO AND VIOLIST RACHEL SHAPIRO
...The Trio will also join with violist Rachel Shapiro for the Schumann Piano Quartet, one of the best-loved pieces of the chamber music repertoire.
...Violist Rachel Shapiro is an accomplished chamber musician and experienced Teaching Artist.Her
latest project is as co-founder of MishMash Music Company
, a new kind of chamber music series that seeks to reinvigorate the concert going experience by way of non-traditional, audience interactive programs.
As a chamber musician, she
has appeared with The Daedalus Quartet, The Avalon Quartet and The Jerusalem Trio, with whom she
has appeared over the past few years as a piano quartet, both in the United States and in Israel.For the past five years, she has been a regular performer at The Next Generation Festival.
Other festival appearances include The K'far Blum Chamber Music Festival
, The Ravinia Institute for Young Artists, Aspen
, Mozarteum Summer Academy
, and IMS Prussia Cove.
In addition to her
performing, for over ten years Ms. Shapiro
has been devoted to teaching classical music in a variety of educational situations.She is currently a senior Teaching Artist for the New York Philharmonic School Partnership Program, and also works as an educational consultant for Helen Armstrong Chamber Concerts. Ms. Shapiro received both her Bachelor and Masters degrees from The Juilliard School.