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Ilana Zaks

Musician


Boston, MA
Violinist. Part of a string Quartet and violin/piano duo.
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24 Played at 24 groupmuses!

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Needham native violinist Ilana Zaks has performed with numerous orchestras including the Boston Civic Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, Pro-Arte Chamber Orchestra and Cape Cod Symphony. Since 2013, she has been a member of the Perlman Music Program in which she has been studying with legendary Itzhak Perlman.
A passionate chamber musician, Ilana is a founding member and first violinist of Quartet Credos, who frequently performs Groupmuse recitals and community events in the Boston area. The quartet has received coachings from Merry Peckham, Nicholas Cords, Borromeo Quartet, Peter Salaff and Donald Weilerstein.
An advocate for contemporary music, Ilana won an NEC EM grant for her commissioning project of four violin and percussion duo works featuring multidisciplinary collaborations. Thee debut visual album will be released on November 16th, 2019.

Traditional Repertoire

Schubert, Beethoven, Bloch, Brahms, Lila Quillin, Austin Smith, Benjamin Yee Paulson, Lera Auerbach, Aleksey Igudesman, Jennifer Higdon

Brahms Double with Zlatomir Fung and Pro Musica in 2017:
http://71.248.188.158/vod/7215-Symphony-Pro-Musica-Leningrad-May-19-2017-High-v1.mp4

Groups

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Needham State of Mind

  • Violin and cello duo
  • Needham
  • 5 groupmuses played
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Ilamar

  • Violin and Piano duo
  • Boston
  • 6 groupmuses played
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Duo Fuego

  • Violin and Guitar duo
  • Boston
  • Hasn't played any groupmuses, yet
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Quartet Credos

  • String Quartet
  • Boston
  • 2 groupmuses played

Performed groupmuses (24)

Yale Hootenanny: Scene 2

  • Sunday, October 25, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • New Haven, CT

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This groupmuse happened 6 days ago

Zaks-Ratinov duo Debut

  • Sunday, October 11, 2020, at 6:15 PM
  • New Haven, CT

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This groupmuse happened 20 days ago

Yale Hootenanny

  • Friday, September 25, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • New Haven, CT

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This groupmuse happened about 1 month ago

Needham State of Mind Final Summer concert

  • Monday, August 24, 2020, at 7:15 PM
  • Boston, MA
This groupmuse happened 2 months ago

Rise of the solo violin

  • Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened 2 months ago

Needham State of Mind plays Paganini, Ravel, and more!

  • Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • Boston, MA Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened 3 months ago

Pieces for Solo Violin

  • Sunday, May 24, 2020, at 8:00 PM
  • Internet Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened 5 months ago

Virtuosic Violin and Cello duets played by Needham State of Mind

  • Sunday, May 3, 2020, at 3:00 PM
  • The internet Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened 6 months ago

Online Groupmuse from Boston

  • Thursday, April 23, 2020, at 8:00 PM
  • Internet Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened 6 months ago

[livestream] Virtual Classical Brunch!

  • Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 11:00 AM
  • Boston

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This groupmuse happened 7 months ago

[livestream] Bartok and Beyond!

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • Boston Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened 7 months ago

[livestream] Violin and Piano Sonatas

  • Saturday, March 21, 2020, at 8:15 PM
  • Boston Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened 7 months ago

An Evening with Ilana Zaks: Solo Violin

  • Friday, March 13, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • North Cambridge, Cambridge
This groupmuse happened 8 months ago

An Evening with Ilana Zaks

  • Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • Newton Centre

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This groupmuse happened 8 months ago

CommAve Music

  • Monday, February 17, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • Back Bay West, Boston

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This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

Hyde Park Violin and Piano Duet

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • Hyde Park, Boston

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This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

DEBUT VISUAL ALBUM SCREENING Persistence of Memory

  • Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 5:45 PM
  • Newton Highlands Historic District, Newton Newton, MA
This groupmuse happened 10 months ago

A one night only show: Featuring Dance, Improvisation, Comedy, Fashion, and Animation

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 7:45 PM
  • Fenway–Kenmore, Boston Boston, MA
This groupmuse happened 12 months ago

Bon Vivants in Cambridge

  • Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Porter Square

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This groupmuse happened 12 months ago

Violin and piano in Waban

  • Friday, November 8, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Waban

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This groupmuse happened 12 months ago