Roni Shitrit

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Roni Shitrit

Israeli violinist, Roni Shitrit, has established herself as a force to be reckoned with.

Renowned for her brilliant virtuosity and captivating stage presence, she has enthralled audiences worldwide.

Roni made her debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall following her second prize in the New York International Artist Association competition.
She has won first prize in the MTNA Young Artist National Competition, first prize and special prize in the Moscow International Online Competition, first prize at the Bruno Frey Music Prize in Germany, first prize at the UNCSA concerto competition, and second prizes in the Jefferson competition and LaGrange concerto competition in the US.

Roni has given recitals in Israel, Germany, and the US and played as a soloist in Italy, Canada, and the US.
She has won fellowship positions with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and with Symphony in C and served as co-concertmaster in the UNCSA Orchestra and as a co-assistant concertmaster in the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, working with esteemed conductors such as Benjamin Zander, Larry Rachleff, Xian Zhang, and Lorenzo Mutti.

An avid chamber musician, Roni has collaborated with renowned artists such as Francois Benda, Ida Bieler, Jan Vogler, Peter Wiley, Tatjana Masurenko, the Verona Quartet, and members of the Fauré Quartet.
She has been fortunate to have had masterclasses with world-renowned violinists such as Benjamin Schmidt, Dora Schwarzberg, Grigory Kalinovsky, Hagai Shaham, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Michael Kopelman, Michaela Martin, Miriam Fried.

Roni has participated in various festivals and programs, including the David Goldman Chamber Music Program for Outstanding Young Musicians, the Huberman Program, Keshet Eilon Festival, Ochsenhausen Festival in Germany, and the Ilona Feher Violin Program.
Embarking on her musical journey at the young age of five, she studied under Oscar Shraiberman at the Ramla Conservatory. She became a member of the Young Israeli Philharmonic, and following high school, she completed a year of voluntary national service, working with children on the autism spectrum using music and rhythm to help them develop creative ways of communication.

Roni went on to earn her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, under the tutelage of Prof. Ida Bieler. She is currently pursuing her Master of Music degree at Juilliard, studying with Professor Li Lin, and is grateful to be supported by the American-Israeli Cultural Foundation and the Ronen Foundation.

Roni performs on a Nicolo Gagliano violin, Naples, c. 1780 'Ex-Mischakoff,' which is on loan from the Ryuji Ueno Foundation and Rare Violins In Consortium.

You can reach out to Roni by email - [email protected]
Or on her Instegram page - ronishitritviolin