Artist Bio

Andrew Gonzalez, viola

As an avid chamber musician and soloist, violist Andrew Gonzalez has collaborated with world-class musicians such as Itzhak Perlman, Daniel Phillips, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Nobuko Imai, Amit Peled, and Edward Arron. Last season, Gonzalez returned to New York City’s Bargemusic to perform Mozart’s Piano Quartet in g minor and Beethoven’s String Trio in G Major with Mark Peskanov, Edward Arron, and Michael Kimmelman. He recently joined Itzhak Perlman and alumni of the Perlman Music Program in a chamber concert at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center in Sarasota and performed a recital at the University of Scranton. In the spring of 2013, Gonzalez was soloist of the Juilliard Orchestra in Don Quixote under the direction of Maestro Leonard Slatkin. He has participated in summer programs such as the Perlman Music Program, the Heifetz Institute, the Sarasota Music Festival, the Perlman Chamber Workshop, and many others. Andrew Gonzalez looks forward to pursuing a master’s degree at the Juilliard School under the direction of world-renowned violists Michael Tree and Steven Tenenbom.