Tuesday, March 01, 2005



Sharon Roffman Posted by Hello

Sharon Roffman, a notable young violinist, will be playing several interesting concerts in the next two months.

This information is current at the time of posting, March 1, 2005. For updates with Sharon's latest information, please see her website --

(Click on "Random Stuff" for the concert schedule.)

March 3 at 8 PM
Kean University Affiliate Artist Series
Union, NJ
“A program of all Schubert chamber music -- I will be playing in the Schubert Cello Quintet .”
For info, 908-737-SHOW tickets are $10

March 11 and 12 at 7 PM
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Paula Robison’s Vivaldi Concert in the Temple of Dandur

“This is a very cool space to play and listen to music in. In Paula's concert, I am playing a Vivaldi violin concerto as well as solos in several flute concertos.”
Tickets are $55, call 212-570-3949

March 19 at 8 PM
JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly, NJ
Thurnauer Chamber Music Society

“I will be playing in the Copland Sextet for Clarinet, Piano and String Quartet, Martinu duets for violin and viola, and Schumann Piano Quintet. I believe there is one other piece on the program which I am not playing.”
For info call 201-569-7900 x. 235, 376 or 374

April 7 at 6:45 PM
Rose Studio at Lincoln Center
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Bruce Adolphe's Birthday Celebration -- all music by Bruce Adolphe

“I'll be playing a piece for three violins with two of my good friends.”

Tickets are $45 info at http://www.chambermusicsociety.org/events/performance_detail.php?id=327

April 10 at 7:30 PM
Zankel Hall (Carnegie Hall)
"World premiere of a sextet by Michael Tilson Thomas"
For ticket info, http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/box_office/events/evt_5248.html?selecteddate=04102005

April 11 at 8 PM
Kean University Affiliate Artist Series, Union NJ
“A smorgasbord of show pieces by members of the faculty, including me and my two good friends, who have just been added to the faculty, Alex Fiterstein, a great clarinetist and Julie Albers, a great cellist. “
For info, 908-737-SHOW tickets are $10

April 29 at 8
French Institute Alliance Francaise in Manhattan

“My good friend Nurit Pacht started a series here and I'll be playing with her and some others the piano quintet by Cesar Franck. It is an interesting concert centered around the musical life of Marcel Proust. “
Tickets are $15, info http://www.fiaf.org/events/performing_proust.htm#Fri,%20Apr%2029,%202005%20-%20The%20Proust%20Project,%20Marcel

Sharon, a prize winner in the 2003 Naumburg Foundation International Competition, made her symphony orchestra debut in January of 1996 as soloist with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Music Director Zdenek Macal.

Recent highlights include performing as featured soloist in Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins along with Itzhak Perlman at Carnegie Hall, and in a “Live from Lincoln Center” broadcast showcasing the Perlman Music Program in 2003. She was also featured in a special appearance of the Perlman Music Program honoring Itzhak Perlman at the Kennedy Center Awards in Washington, D.C. Sharon has participated in the Marlboro Music Festival, the Taos School of Music, the Aspen Festival and School, the Verbier Festival, and the Perlman Music Program, where she was a student for two years and subsequently a teaching assistant to Patinka Kopec.

Sharon received a Graduate Diploma from the Juilliard School in 2003, where she was a student of Itzhak Perlman and Donald Weilerstein.

Sharon is affiliate artist and associate professor of violin at Kean University, and is a member of the faculty of the Thurnauer School of Music in Tenafly, New Jersey and the Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division. Under the auspices of the Thurnauer School, Sharon created and taught a five week seminar in two New Jersey public schools to inspire third graders to love classical music.

For updates to Sharon's concert schedule and additional information, you can check Sharon's web site:


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