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Ilana Zaks

Musician


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

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Upcoming groupmuses

Workshop: Intermedial Performance

  • Friday, April 16, 2021, at 12:00 PM
  • https://yale.zoom.us/j/93977243886.

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Hootenanny 6

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

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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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Quartet Credos

  • String Quartet
  • Boston
  • 2 groupmuses played
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Duo Fuego

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

Performed groupmuses (28)

Hootenany 5; Ilana Zaks, solo violin

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

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This groupmuse happened 18 days ago

Hootenanny 4: With love from Yale

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

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This groupmuse happened about 2 months ago

Hoot before Turkey

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

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This groupmuse happened 5 months ago

Yale Hootenanny: Scene 2

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

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This groupmuse happened 6 months ago

Zaks-Ratinov duo Debut

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

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This groupmuse happened 6 months ago

Yale Hootenanny

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

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This groupmuse happened 7 months ago

Needham State of Mind Final Summer concert

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

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This groupmuse happened 8 months ago

Rise of the solo violin

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

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This groupmuse happened 8 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 9 months ago

Pieces for Solo Violin

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

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This groupmuse happened 11 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 11 months ago

Online Groupmuse from Boston

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

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This groupmuse happened 12 months ago

[livestream] Virtual Classical Brunch!

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

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This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

[livestream] Bartok and Beyond!

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

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This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

[livestream] Violin and Piano Sonatas

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

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This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

An Evening with Ilana Zaks: Solo Violin

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

An Evening with Ilana Zaks

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

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This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

CommAve Music

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

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This groupmuse happened about 1 year 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 about 1 year 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 about 1 year ago