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Alex Goldberg

Alex Goldberg, violin

Alex Goldberg, age 17, received the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's "Young Artist Certificate" at age 11 and is currently studying with Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory. He is the recipient of the Merit Diploma from the Accademia Musicale Chigiana di Siena (Italy) where he studied with Salvatore Accardo and performed as soloist during the 2016 and the 2017 Chigiana International Festivals.

A top-prize winner in the Pacific Musical Society, the Menuhin-Dowling Competitions, and a two-time winner of the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra (PACO) Concerto Competition, Alex was recently awarded first prize in the Brockton Symphony Youth Concerto Competition and in the Quincy Symphony's Eleanor B. Nelson Concerto Competition. As a first prize-winner of the American Protégé International Concerto competition, Alex made his debut at Carnegie Hall at age 11 where he was granted the Judges' Award leading to him playing again at Carnegie Hall in a Gala Concert.

Alex was first violin in several orchestras including PACO, the Aspen Festival Orchestra, and the award-winning San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra with which he toured Europe, playing in major concert halls including the Berlin Philharmonie. He was also the concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra at Phillips Academy-Andover.

Alex has been a Young Performer at the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Institute and a violin student of Robert Lipsett and of Sylvia Rosenberg at the Aspen Music Festival and School. He has had master classes with Ben Zander, Fang Mei, Ani Kavafian, Jorja Fleezanis, and Gilles Apap.