Native New-Yorker Emma Frucht just completed her Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School. She was a recipient of the Kovner fellowship, and a student of Naoko Tanaka and Daniel Phillips. Ms. Frucht will continue her studies as a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at The Graduate Center at CUNY in the fall. Ms. Frucht received her Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University, majoring in Art History, and studying violin privately with Lynn Chang. An avid orchestral and chamber musician, Ms. Frucht has served as concertmaster of numerous ensembles, including both the Harvard and Juilliard Orchestras. She relishes performing at chamber music festivals around the US, and has collaborated most recently with artists such as Natasha Brofsky, Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Jerry Grossman, David Hardy, Michael Kannen, Seth Knopp, Katherine Murdock, Irina Muresanu, Daniel Phillips, Carol Rodland, Peter Stumpf, and Roger Tapping. She has been a fellowship student at the Aspen Music Festival, the Music Academy of the West, the Taos School of Music, and Yellow Barn. At these festivals, she has worked extensively with members of the Borromeo, Brentano, Miró, and Takács string quartets. Ms. Frucht has also been an artist at the Halcyon Music Festival, Manchester Summer Chamber Music, and the Kyoto International Music Festival.