Acclaimed musician, Matt Zalkind, will collaborate with pianist Jason Hardink, violist Roberta Zalkind and Associate Professor, Violin and Chamber Music, Hasse Borup, for his recital on June 29 at 7:30 PM in Libby Gardner Concert Hall in the iconic David Gardner Hall on the University of Utah’s Presidents Circle. His public master class at Dumke Recital Hall will be held the same day at 12:30 PM. General Admission: $15, Students: $5, Faculty/Staff/Seniors: $10, Price does not include handling or facility fees.
Zalkind’s musical achievements span continents and universities, his work is praised for its “impressive refinement, eloquent phrasing, and singing tone” by the New York Times. He has been invited as the School of Music’s 2016 Summer Chamber Music Workshop as the Artist-in-Residence made possible by a Fine Arts Fees (FAF) Grant. This is the 8th edition of the event and the program has become one of the most popular in the state and the region for serious string and piano students. The program is modeled on the famed Music Menlo Chamber Music Institute and is an intensive five-day program designed for immersion in the art of chamber music.
Zalkind holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Juilliard School of Music and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Michigan. He has given numerous recitals the Moscow Conservatory in Moscow, Russia, Tongyeong Arts Center in Korea, The Dame Myra Hess series in Chicago and The Juilliard School in New York, to name a few.
A Salt Lake City native, Zalkind has performed throughout the United States and abroad as a recitalist, soloist, and chamber musician. He has performed with the Moscow Chamber Players, the Albany Symphony, the Hongzhou Philharmonic, the Utah Symphony, the Tongyeong International Music Festival Orchestra, the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra and the Juilliard Symphony Orchestra.
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