Twenty year old American violinist Elicia Silverstein has already appeared as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Israel at venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and the Opera House at the Tel-Aviv Performing Arts Center. Lauded by the press for her “advanced levels of technical mastery and refined musicianship” (Peninsula Reviews).
Elicia’s performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio’s “From the Top” as well as Swiss and Italian national television. At age 12, Elicia entered the Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division, as a student of Louise Behrend and, later, of Curtis Macomber. The following year, she served as concertmistress of the Juilliard Pre-College Chamber Orchestra, performing twice as a soloist.
A devoted chamber musician, Elicia has performed chamber music with artists including Paul Coletti, Bonnie Hampton and Leigh Mesh. Festival appearances have included Aspen Music Festival and School, Yellow Barn Music School and Festival’s Young Artists Program, Keshet Eilon International Violin Mastercourse, California Summer Music, Greenwood Music Camp, and Killington Music Festival.
Committed to the performance of new music, Elicia has regularly collaborated with composers including Avner Dorman, Ellen Taafe Zwillich and Sebestian Currier towards performances of their work. Elicia is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Music degree as a student of Robert Lipsett and Arnold Steinhardt at The Colburn School’s Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles