Donald Weilerstein

Donald Weilerstein has concertized extensively throughout the world as soloist and chamber musician. He was a member of the Young Concert Artists Guild and a participant in the Marlboro Music Festival for three years, performing on several Music from Marlboro Tours. In 1968 he won the Munich International Competition for violin and piano duo. From […]


Peter Salaff

Peter Salaff is currently director of the String Chamber Music department at Cleveland Institute of Music. Founding member, the Cleveland Quartet. As a Quartet member, received a Grammy Award, 7 Grammy nominations and “Best of the Year” awards from Time and Stereo Review for recordings of more than 50 chamber works on major labels. Mr. […]


Martha Strongin Katz

Martha Strongin Katz was a founding member of the internationally acclaimed Cleveland Quartet, performing over 1,000 concerts, including appearances at the White House, on television’s Grammy Awards (the first classical musicians ever to appear on that show,) on NBC’s “Today” show, and in the major concert halls of Europe, North and South America, and Asia. […]


Paul Katz

Paul Katz is known to concertgoers the world over as cellist of the Cleveland Quartet, which during an international career of 26 years made more than 2500 appearances on four continents, in all of the music capitals, great concert halls and music festivals of the world. As a member of this celebrated ensemble from 1969-1995, […]


Atar Arad

Atar Arad was born in Tel Aviv, where he began his early musical education and violin studies. In 1968 he was one of a few young artists to be selected to study in the renowned Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth under the patronage of the Queen of Belgium. In 1971, drawn by the deep, warm sound […]


James Dunham

James Dunham is an internationally known soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Formerly violist of the Grammy Award winning Cleveland Quartet, he has collaborated with such renowned artists as Emmanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Richard Goode, Lynne Harrell, Cho-Liang Lin, Sabine Meyer, Bernard Greenhouse and members of the American, Guarneri, Juilliard, Takacs and Tokyo Quartets. He has […]


William Preucil

Concertmaster, The Cleveland Orchestra. First violin, the Cleveland Quartet, 1988-1995. Former concertmaster, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (1982-1989), Utah Symphony and Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Frequent recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestras and at major chamber music festivals in the U.S. and abroad. Featured on New World Records release of Stephen Paulus’ Violin Concerto, dedicated to him, […]