Biography of Musica Bella Orchestra member Emma Frucht

Emma Frucht, age 12, is currently a seventh-grader at the Delta program of MS 54. She lives with her parents and two younger sisters on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Emma began her violin studies at age three with Hisako Resnick, later continuing for three formative years with Louise Behrend. She is currently a student of Naoko Tanaka at the Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division.
      Emma has participated in master classes with Aaron Rosand and Sarah Kapustin, and performed in small recitals and benefits in New York City. She enjoys chamber music, and her quartet performed at Weill Recital Hall as part of the School for Strings’s 35th anniversary gala. For the last three summers she has attended Greenwood Music Camp’s Junior program, with emphasis on chamber music and orchestral performance. Emma plays a Brescian instrument made in 1710 by Antonio Maria Lanza, on permanent loan from her dad.
      Emma made her Musica Bella debut in the Bach Double Violin Concerto with her dad on September 8 and 9, 2007.

Musica Bella concerts: September 8, 2007; September 9, 2007

This bio last updated August 6, 2007