Abigail Rojansky is the violist with the Verona Quartet, the current Graduate Resident String Quartet at the Juilliard School in New York City. As a part of the Verona Quartet, Ms. Rojansky was also Graduate Quartet in Residence at the IU Jacobs School of Music where she also completed her Master of Music under the tutelage of Atar Arad. Previous teachers include Karen Ritscher at Oberlin Conservatory as well as Helen Callus, and Madeline Praeger. She has performed across the United States and in the U.K., Australia, the United Arab Emirates, China, Singapore, Japan, Germany, and Quebec in venues such as Wigmore Hall, the Melbourne Recital Centre, Walt Disney, Davies Symphony, Beijing, Izumi and Esplanade concert halls.
Ms. Rojansky’s work with the Verona Quartet has included a trailblazing collaboration with the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn, Germany, performing at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., several appearances on National Public Radio (NPR/WFIU) and winning the Second Prize at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, the Third Prize at the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, Grand Prize at the 2014 Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, Gold Medal and Audience Choice Award at the Chesapeake International Chamber Music Competition, Bronze Medal and the 8th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition and Silver Medal at the 2013 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. With the Verona Quartet, Ms. Rojansky was part of the Kuttner String Quartet chair 2013-2014 and continued to pursue a Performance Diploma in Chamber Music at the Jacob’s School of Music under the Pacifica Quartet.
Upcoming performances and collaborations include performances at Alice Tully Hall, Peter Jay Sharp Theater, the Schneider Concert Series in New York City, the LaJolla SummerFest 2016 and a performance with famed soprano Renee Fleming.
Ms. Rojansky currently plays on a 1699 Giovanni Battista Grancino viola generously loaned to her through the Juilliard School.
This performance marks Abigail Rojansky’s La Jolla Music Society debut.