Ilana Zaks

Musician


Boston, MA
Violinist. Part of a string Quartet and violin/piano duo.
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30 Played at 30 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

Needham State of Mind

  • Violin and cello duo
  • Needham
  • 5 groupmuses played

Ilamar

  • Violin and Piano duo
  • Boston
  • 6 groupmuses played

Quartet Credos

  • String Quartet
  • Boston
  • 2 groupmuses played

Duo Fuego

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

Performed groupmuses (30)

Hootenanny 6

  • Monday, April 19, 2021, at 7:30 PM
  • New Haven, CT

This groupmuse happened 5 months ago

Workshop: Intermedial Performance

  • Friday, April 16, 2021, at 12:00 PM
  • https://yale.zoom.us/j/93977243886.
This groupmuse happened 5 months ago

Hootenany 5; Ilana Zaks, solo violin

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 6:00 PM
  • New Haven, CT

This groupmuse happened 6 months ago

Hootenanny 4: With love from Yale

  • Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 7:15 PM
  • New Haven, CT

This groupmuse happened 7 months ago

Hoot before Turkey

  • Friday, November 20, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • New Haven, CT

This groupmuse happened 10 months ago

Yale Hootenanny: Scene 2

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

This groupmuse happened 11 months ago

Zaks-Ratinov duo Debut

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

This groupmuse happened 11 months ago

Yale Hootenanny

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

This groupmuse happened 12 months ago

Needham State of Mind Final Summer concert

  • Monday, August 24, 2020, at 7:15 PM
  • Boston, MA

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

Rise of the solo violin

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

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

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

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

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

Pieces for Solo Violin

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

Virtuosic Violin and Cello duets played by Needham State of Mind

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

Online Groupmuse from Boston

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

[livestream] Virtual Classical Brunch!

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

[livestream] Bartok and Beyond!

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

[livestream] Violin and Piano Sonatas

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

An Evening with Ilana Zaks: Solo Violin

  • Friday, March 13, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • North Cambridge, Cambridge
This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

An Evening with Ilana Zaks

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

CommAve Music

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

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago