Violinist and violist Steven Zander has performed to critical and audience acclaim across the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and has collaborated with some of the world's most celebrated concert artists.
An active performer, Mr. Zander has been a member of the Madison Symphony, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, partnering with distinguished faculty from UW-Madison and The Juilliard School in the Bach, Dancing, & Dynamite Society, and performing extensively on radio and in concert halls nationwide. Mr. Zander has frequently performed with the Houston Symphony, and was recently featured on a concert celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Syzegy new music series with former principal members of the Houston and Boston Symphonies. Mr. Zander is also a member of the Malibu Coast Chamber Orchestra and a featured solo artist at the Malibu Coast Music Festival.
In addition to maintaining a private teaching studio, Mr. Zander was on the violin faculty of the Edgar Allan Poe Elementary School, a Houston-area arts magnet school, and has served as a guest instructor at Chelan Valley Suzuki Violins and the Boston Youth Orchestra's Intensive Community Project.
Mr. Zander holds a Master's Degree in violin performance from Rice University's renowned Shepherd School of Music, as well a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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