Artist Bio

Arianna Warsaw-Fan Rauch, violin

Violinist Arianna Warsaw-Fan is an active soloist and chamber musician. As the winner of the Juilliard concerto competition, Arianna recently performed Witold Lutoslawski's Partita for Violin and Orchestra with the Juilliard Orchestra in Alice Tully Hall as part of the 2011 Focus! Festival. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, WNYC's Greene Space, Merkin Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and the Guggenheim Museum. She has also made appearances at the Ravinia, Verbier, Rencontres de Musique de Chambre de Bel-Air, Music@Menlo, and Aspen Music Festivals. She frequently collaborates with the Chamber Players of Canada and has performed with such contemporary music ensembles as ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) and FIRE (Future in Reverse).

Prizewinner in the Corpus Christi International String Competition and NTDTV's Chinese International Violin Competition, and winner of the American Opera Society String Prize, Arianna has also performed as soloist with various orchestras in the Boston area. She was a National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts youngARTS winner, and garnered New England Conservatory's Zinaida Gilels Violin Prize.

As one of the concertmasters of the Juilliard Symphony and the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra, she has worked with such conductors as John Adams, James Conlon, Tan Dun, Bernard Haitink, James Levine, and Xian Zhang. She has performed with pianists Frank Braley, John O'Conor, and Rohan de Silva. Arianna received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School. Her teachers include Masao Kawasaki, Cho-Liang Lin, Lynn Chang, Magdalena Richter, and Almita Vamos. She has coached with Ronald Copes, Joseph Kalichstein, Menahem Pressler, John O'Conor, Joshua Bell, Zakhar Bron, Renaud Capṳon, Claude Frank, Pamela Frank, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Ida Kavafian, Wu Han, Samuel Rhodes, Maxim Vengerov, and members of the Emerson String Quartet.