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Sharan Leventhal

Violin; Chamber Music Faculty

Sharan Leventhal, violinist and chamber musician, received her B.M. from Boston University and her M.M. from Yale University. She completed studies with Joseph Silverstein, Sally Thomas and Thomas Moore.

Leventhal has toured four continents as a soloist, chamber musician and teacher. A champion of new music, she has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Aaron Copland Fund for Music Recording and the Fromm and Koussevitzky foundations, and she has premiered more than 100 compositions. Leventhal has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras, was a founding member of the Gramercy Trio, the Kepler Quartet and Marimolin, and can be heard on the New World, Northeastern, Newport Classic, Naxos, Navona, GM and Catalyst record labels. She currently teaches at The Boston Conservatory and Brandeis University, and is founder and director of Play On, Inc., a non-profit supporting chamber music programs for children.

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