Maia Zander is one of the most exciting young talents on the concert scene, and is one of the United States' most creative pedagogues.
She has concertized and presented masterclasses throughout Western Europe and the United States, and is a favorite collaborator with many of today's finest artists, including pianist Robert Merfeld (of Apple Hill fame), with whom she presented a concert at Boston University honoring the 250th birthday of Mozart.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. Zander has been a member of the Galena, Hunt, Nomis and Cavaletta String Quartets, performing nationally and internationally on radio and in concert halls, and additionally presenting outreach programs for the underprivileged. She has served as concertmaster of the Sierra Chamber Orchestra, Waltham Philharmonic, Icicle Creek Chamber Orchestra, and the Boston University Symphony Orchestra on tour at Carnegie Hall and Boston's Symphony Hall. Ms. Zander is a member of the Malibu Coast Chamber Orchestra and continues to be a featured solo artist at the Malibu Coast Music Festival.
An innovative teacher, Ms. Zander has served as a faculty member of the Suzuki Strings of Madison, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra's Intensive Community Project, and the Brookline Extension School. She is a fully certified Suzuki teacher, a degree she earned from the prestigious program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Ms. Zander finished her doctoral studies at Boston University in May, 2007.