Maxine Neuman, Cello
Cellist Maxine Neuman's solo and chamber music career spans North America, South America, Europe and Japan. A three-time Grammy Award winner and a grant recipient from the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations and the National Endowment for the Arts, her biography appears in Who's Who in the World. She is a founding member of the Claremont Duo, Belmont Trio and Crescent String Quartet. Recital tours in 2008 have taken Maxine through the American Southwest as well as the Northeast, and to Europe and Mexico.
Her recording credits include Deutsche Grammophon, Columbia, Angel, EMI, Nonesuch, Biddulph, CRI, Orion, Leonarda, Opus One, SONY/Virgin, AMC, Thorofon, Vanguard, Musical Heritage, Albany and CBS World Records.
In addition to Westchester Philharmonic she can be heard in the New York area with Orchestra of St. Luke's, American Classical Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra and many other fine ensembles.
A distinguished teacher as well as performer, Ms. Neuman serves as judge for several international competitions. On the faculty at School for Strings and Hoff-Barthelson Music School, she has taught at Bennington College, Williams College and C.W. Post University.
Her cello is a 1772 J. B. Guadagnini.