Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) continues its free Sunday live-stream concerts with Oberlin-based violist Michael Isaac Strauss on March 13, 2022, at 2 pm with a program entitled “The Expressive Viola”. Michael will present J.S. Bach’s Suite No. 3 in C major, Max Reger’s Suite No. 1 in G minor, Alan Hovhaness’ Chahagir and Henri Vieuxtemps Capriccio in C minor, Op. 55.
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About Michael Isaac Strauss
Known for his “rich tone and lyrical acumen” (Chicago Tribune), violist Michael Isaac Strauss has performed around the world as a soloist, recitalist, in chamber music, and in symphonic settings. He made his solo debut with the Minnesota Orchestra in 1990 and has since appeared as featured solo or recording artist with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Orchestra 2001, Charleston Symphony, Harrisburg Symphony, and Camerata Chicago, among others. During his 20-year tenure as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra principal violist, Strauss was also featured as soloist or collaborator in duo roles nearly every season.
Strauss currently performs with The Indianapolis Quartet and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra. He serves on the performing artist roster and faculty at the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival and the Berkshire High Peaks Festival.
A devoted teacher, Strauss serves on the faculty of the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University and the University of Indianapolis. He regularly presents master classes and coaches developing to advanced students and professionals in orchestral audition preparation. He has previously held faculty positions at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Roosevelt University, DePauw University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Butler University, University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and Swarthmore College.
To learn more about Michael visit https://michaelisaacstrauss.com/bio/.