Wendy Richman
Lecturer--High Strings, Music Education, Music

Dr. Wendy Richman, violist, is a distinguished educator and interpreter of both contemporary and traditional repertoire. She is a founding member of the International Contemporary Ensemble, with whom she performs regularly in New York City and around the world.

Wendy is a sought-after clinician at universities and conservatories across the country, offering classes on viola repertoire and technique, lectures on string instrument notation and how to learn contemporary repertoire, and workshops on contemporary and “extended” string techniques.

A graduate of Oberlin Conservatory (B.M.), New England Conservatory (M.M.), and Eastman School of Music (D.M.A.), Wendy has taught at NYU Steinhardt, University of Tennessee, University of Alabama, and Cornell University. She regularly performs with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and has been a frequent guest with the viola sections of the Atlanta Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, and St. Louis Symphony.

Through her vox/viola project, loosely inspired by Giacinto Scelsi’s Manto III for singing female violist, she commissions pieces in which she sings and plays simultaneously. Wendy’s debut solo album, vox/viola, was released on New Focus Recordings.


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