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Fanny Nemeth-Weiss

BIO:

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.

Ms. Nemeth-Weiss made her Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall debut in 2008, and performed solo and chamber music recitals in France, Germany, and USA in 2009 and 2010.She has performed in major concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and Mozarteum,Salzburg and has performed internationally in Hungary, Croatia, Austria, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Germany and France. As an avid chamber music player, Fanny collaborated with such artists as Adele Anthony, Paul Kantor, Nancy Allen, Masao Kawasaki, Nadin Asin, Inna Faliks, Catharine Carroll, Virginia Weckstrom, John Zirbel, Bill Jackson, Joaquin Valdepenas. The highlights of 2013/14 season includes recitals and chamber music performances in the Washington DC area, at the Embassy of Hungary Washington DC, at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall New York, The Kosciuszko Foundation NYC and Washington DC, solo performances with the Woodbridge Chamber Orchestra and the CUA Symphony Orchestra as the winner of the CUA Concerto Competition. The 2015/16 season includes recitals in the Washington DC area as well as a recital with live radio broadcast at the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago. Ms.Nemeth-Weiss is a dedicated educator, she was an adjunct professor at the Trinity Washington University, Washington DC in 2015-16 and was the teaching assistant of the strings department from 2012-2015 at the Catholic University of America. Fanny is an enthusiastic performer of contemporary music as well as researching rarely performed or forgotten pieces, her latest research project and scholarly paper was focused on Gaspar Cassado's Cello Concerto in A minor.

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"Passionate and breathtaking virtuosity" -Santa Barbara Independent


"Ms.Nemeth-Weiss played beautifully, with a firm yet lyrical touch. The melodic nuances were presented in a precise and energetic manner"-KurierPlus

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