2022 Edition

- August 7 to 20

Norman Fischer

Biography

Norman Fischer is one of the foremost exponents of the cello in the United States and a founding member of the renowned Concord String Quartet. As quartet cellist throughout its 16-year career, Fischer concertized extensively in the US and abroad, recorded over 40 works, premiered 70 scores, appeared frequently on radio and television and received numerous accolades including the Naumburg Chamber Music Award, several Grammy nominations and an Emmy Award.
A devoted teacher and mentor to younger players, Mr. Fischer has taught at Dartmouth College, the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and currently is Professor of Violoncello at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. The Tanglewood Music Center recently honored Fischer by presenting him with the Beatrice Sterling Procter Chair , succeeding the late Louis Krasner in that prestigious position.

Professor at MISQA for the following years