- August 4 to 17, 2024

Paul Katz


Following his studies with Gregor Piatigorsky, Janos Starker, Bernard Greenhouse and Leonard Rose, in 1969, Paul Katz co-founded the Cleveland Quartet. Playing more than 2,500 concerts worldwide, the CQ were the first classical artists to appear on the Grammy Awards Telecast and have also performed at the White House.
M. Katz has received many honors for his contributions to the world of cello playing and teaching: the “Chevalier du Violoncelle,” of the Indiana University; the Richard M. Bogomolny National Service Award; an Honorary Doctorate of Musical Arts from Albright College; and the American String Teacher’s Association “Artist-Teacher of the Year 2003.”
In 2001, Paul Katz joined the New England Conservatory faculty and mentors many of the fine young cellists and string quartets on the world’s stages today.

Professor at MISQA for the following years