Artist Bio

Oliver Neubauer, violin

Violinist Oliver Neubauer attends the Juilliard School where he is a proud recipient of the Kovner Fellowship and a student of Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin. Prior to his studies at Juilliard, Oliver took part in the Perlman Music Program and attended the Juilliard Pre-College Division and the Dalton School in NYC. Oliver has performed as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the National Repertory Orchestra, the Sound Symphony Orchestra, and the Symphony of Westchester. Oliver was the first prize winner of the 2020 Adelphi Competition, recipient of the Gold Award at the 2018 National YoungArts Competition, winner of the 2017 Young Musicians Competition at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and winner of the Artist in You Competition sponsored by the Doublestop Foundation. He has participated in masterclasses with Ana Chumachenco (at the 2019 Kronberg Violin Masterclasses), Ani Kavafian, Edward Aaron, Jorja Fleezanis, Daniel Phillips, and others. He has also performed and worked with Carter Brey, Fred Sherry, Ani Kavafian, Michael Kannen, Ara Gregorian, the Ulysses Quartet, and Steve Tenenbom. Oliver’s festival appearances have included the Four Seasons Winter Workshop, Mostly Music Series, Summerfest La Jolla, Music@Menlo, Lake Champlain Music Festival, Chamber Music Northwest, Music in the Vineyards, Art in Avila in Curaçao, and Music from Angel Fire. In 2013, Oliver made his debut with the New York Philharmonic as the narrator for Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. Outside of music, Oliver loves playing chess (having competed in numerous national tournaments), playing ping pong, and discussing philosophy.