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Musicians from Marlboro Masterclass | Judith Serkin, cello
Wednesday • March 4, 2020 | 12:00 pm
Judith Serkin, cello, has toured extensively across the United States, Japan, France, and Canada and has played at various festivals in Switzerland and Poland. She began her studies in Puerto Rico with Marta Casals Istomin, then continued with David Soyer and Mischa Schneiderat the Curtis Institute. Ms. Serkin was a founding member of the Guilford Quartet and the Hebrew Arts Quartet (later known as the Mendelssohn Quartet). She was also a member of the Iceland Symphony, in Reykjavík, and played principal cello for many years with Musica Sacra in New York City, under Richard Westenberg. She has been a participant at both Yellow Barn and Marlboro Music and has performed on numerous Musicians from Marlboro tours over the years. Ms. Serkin has served on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Preparatory Department for the past five years, was a teacher at American University in Washington, D.C., and also teaches at the Brattleboro Music School, of which she was a founding member in 1975. In recent years Judith Serkin has returned to the Marlboro Music School and Festival as a Senior Artist—as have other distinguished artists—to share what they gained from Marlboro as well their own new perspectives.