Accompanist – Trinity Wall Street Choir – Concert
Johns Creek United Methodist Church
7/8/2020 3:30 PM – 4:40 PM
Avi Stein is the associate organist and chorusmaster at Trinity Church Wall Street. He teaches continuo accompaniment, vocal repertoire, and chamber music at the Juilliard School and is the artistic director of the Helicon Foundation.
The New York Times described Avi as “a brilliant organ soloist” in his Carnegie Hall debut and he was recently featured in Early Music America magazine in an article on the new generation of leaders in the field. He directed the young artists’ program at the Carmel Bach Festival, the International Baroque Academy of Musiktheater Bavaria, and has conducted a variety of ensembles including the Portland Baroque Orchestra, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, the Opéra Français de New York, OperaOmnia, the Amherst Festival opera, and a critically-acclaimed annual series called the 4×4 Festival.
Avi conducted Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at Juilliard in a production that toured in London’s Holland Park, at the Royal Opera House, and at the Palace of Versailles. He performed on the 2015 Grammy Award-winning recording for best opera by the Boston Early Music Festival.
He studied at Indiana University, the Eastman School of Music, the University of Southern California, and was a Fulbright scholar in Toulouse, France.