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Performance of Bloch’s Suite Hebraique at the KKBE Synagogue in Charleston, NC
I was very happy to have had the opportunity to perform Bloch’s Suite Hebraique in the glorious KKBE Synagogue in Charleston! h/t Piccolo Spoleto Festival for the video! Original Facebook Live post here.
Updated Calendar with Upcoming Dates!
My summer calendar is now posted in the UPCOMING EVENTS section! I’m thrilled to be performing and teaching at some wonderful festivals with distinguished colleagues, friends, and gifted students from Charleston to Montenegro and more! See the calendar below:...
Interview on The Mind Over Finger Podcast with Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier
I had a wonderful time being interviewed by my friend Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier for her Mind Over Finger podcast series. We spoke about our beloved teacher, the late Zvi Zeitlin, our teaching methods, and more. We had fun and told some jokes too! Listen...
Avi Nagin to Join as Second Violinist for the Amernet String Quartet
Amernet String Quartet has a new second violinist, it’s Avi Nagin! The Amernet String Quartet, FIU’s Ensemble-in-Residence, is delighted to announce the appointment of Avi Nagin to the position of Second Violin. Avi came to our attention with the highest...
Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth Review on Theater Jones!
Check out the review from my most recent concert on the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth series with Jon Nakamatsu, Gary Levinson, and Edward Arron. Always wonderful to perform with these superb artists! Link below:...
Michael Klotz returns to the 2019 Heifetz Institute!
Michael is thrilled to return to the Heifetz International Music Institute where he will teach viola for two weeks in July. The Institute is a magical place full of creativity and inspiration! Check out Michael’s student Laura Liu performing the Penderecki Cadenza at...
Announcing the 2018-2019 FIU Concerto Competition!
Michael Klotz serves as coordinator for the annual FIU Concerto Competition, open to high school and currently-enrolled FIU School of Music students. Cash prizes and solo appearances with the FIU Symphony Orchestra are up for grabs! For more info please click here.
Amernet String Quartet at Leaf Peeper Concerts with flutist Eugenia Zukerman
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“Sarasota Herald-Tribune” review of Amernet’s New Music New College performance
"Music Review: Modern music hits the spot in Amernet String Quartet concert" Link to Article
Amernet’s newest video of Beethoven’s “Pathetique” arranged for quartet by Jefferey Briggs posted by The Strad!
The Amernet String Quartet presents the first recorded installment of the complete (New) Beethoven Quartets, a reimagining by composer Jeffery Briggs of all of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas. The Amernet String Quartet are Misha Vitenson, Franz Felkl, violins; Michael...
Seattle Times review of Mozart Duo performance with Augustin Hadelich
"If you want a textbook example of what the Seattle Chamber Music Society does best, Monday night’s Summer Festival program is exactly that. You start with a perfect little masterpiece, Mozart’s Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major (K.423), with one of today’s...
New Video! Brahms Sonata in F-minor
Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfPnE4dVoM4&feature=youtu.be&t=20m25s Go to the Media page for more videos, audio, and pictures!
New Review! ChamberFest Cleveland 2016
Just in, this review of the concert we played at ChamberFest Cleveland 2016! Read on: ChamberFest Cleveland 2016 concludes as it began, with top-notch eclectic nights (review) The Quartettsatz was given an energetic reading by violinists Noah Bendix-Balgley and Itamar...
Miami Summer Music Fest Concert Review
From the review: “Violinist Gary Levinson and Amernet Quartet violist Michael Klotz were joined by the prestigious pianist Walter Ponce for a pair of demanding sonatas.”
Amernet String Quartet excels at the Soluna Festival
Soluna Review: The Amernet String Quartet excels on works by Brits and Korngold at the Dallas Symphony’s Soluna Festival.
The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth names Michael Klotz one of their Artistic Members
Michael Klotz has been chosen for this honor along with cellist Andres Diaz, violist Richard Young, and violinist Gary Levinson.