Praised for her “passionate and breathtaking virtuosity” (Santa Barbara Independent), Fanny Nemeth-Weiss started playing the cello at age 9 and made her solo debut with orchestra at age of 12 in Hungary. Winner of numerous solo and chamber music competitions, Ms.Nemeth-Weiss studied in Hungary, Croatia, Austria and Switzerland where her teacher was Ivan Monighetti before moving to New York City earning her Bachelor of Music Degree at the Manhattan School of Music as a student of Marta Casals Istomin, David Geber and Julia Lichten. She completed her Master of Music Degree and Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C in the studio of Michael Mermagen where she worked as his teaching assistant during her studies.
Fanny has been an active participant of prestigious festivals and masterclasses with full scholarships and fellowships such as the Perlman Music Program -founded by Itzak Perlman for young artists-, the PMP Chamber Music Program, the Aspen Music Festival and School, The Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, California and The Kronberg Cello Academy and Festival, Germany. She is a recipient of scholarships and fellowships from the Catholic University of America USA, La Gesse Foundation Washington D.C., The Hungarian-American Enterprise Scholarship Fund Budapest, Hungary and Manhattan School of Music New York. Ms. Nemeth- Weiss participated in cello masterclasses by Lynn Harrell, Bernard Greenhouse, Bonnie Hampton, Eleonore Schoenfeld, Natalia Shahovskaya, Steven Doane, Ron Leonard, Darrett Adkins, Eric Kim, Allen Harris and chamber music masterclasses by Itzhak Perlman, Robert Mann, Nicholas Mann, Zvi Zeitlin, Jerome Lowenthal, Donald Weilerstein, Paul Katz, Peter Salaff, Donald McInnes, Laurence Dutton, Takacs Quartet, American Strings Quartet and Cavani Quartet.
"Passionate and breathtaking virtuosity" -Santa Barbara Independent