Violinist Michelle Ross enjoys a career as a soloist, chamber musician, and composer. She has been featured as a soloist with the Westchester Philharmonic, Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra, and Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra. Michelle has also given recitals and lectures at the Neue Galerie, Old Westbury Gardens, Grand Central Academy of Art, and WMP Concert Hall. Festival appearances include performances at the Marlboro, Music@Menlo, Perlman Music Program, and Kneisel Hall chamber music festivals. She will be touring with Musicians from Marlboro in their upcoming seasons.

As a composer, Michelle’s works have been premiered in Lincoln Center’s Beyond the Machine festival and at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, and her music recently went on tour with the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Michelle frequently collaborates with an array of exciting choreographers, visual artists, and actors. Having trained with Itzhak Perlman since age 12, Michelle went on to pursue a master’s degree from The Juilliard School and a bachelor’s degree in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She has also studied with Dorothy DeLay, Catherine Cho, and Ronald Copes. As part of her Ensemble ACJW program, Michelle teaches in Brooklyn at the Brooklyn High School of the Arts.