Madeline Frank

Madeline Frank, international violist, has performed concerts throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and New Zealand to critical acclaim. She has performed at the prestigious Purcell Room at the Royal Festival Hall in London and recently performed the “premier” of the Walton Viola Concerto with the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra in Xiamen, China. She was the “first American”, “first woman” and the” first violist” to perform in Xiamen, China. She has been principal violist of the New York City Opera and has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet Orchestra for the Bolshoi, Kirov, Royal Ballet, Netherlands Dance Theatre and other major international companies. She has been a guest artist on New York City radio stations WQXR, WKCR and WNYC and on stations in Australia and New Zealand. Madeline Frank has performed for pop, disco, commercial recordings and films, working with Frank Sinatra, Lou Rawls, Natalie Cole at Carnegie Hall and Paul Anka , the O’Jays, and Eartha Kitt. She performed the Duke Ellington quartet for strings at his Memorial Concert . She has also performed with Broadway orchestras including Oklahoma and They’re Playing Our Song. She received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from the Juilliard School as a scholarship student of William Lincer, former principal violist of the N.Y. Philharmonic. Her education has included scholarships at the Juilliard School, Indiana University, and the University of Cincinnati and she has a violin performance diploma from the North Carolina School of the Arts. While attending the Juilliard, she studied orchestra conducting with Vincent La Selva, conductor at the New York City Opera and N.Y. Grand Opera.

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