Daniel Stein, concertmaster

Recently featured in the Cincinnati Opera/concert:nova’s production of Piazzolla’s Maria de Aires, Daniel Stein is a classically trained violinist and educator in both modern and baroque violin, who also specializes in tango and klezmer performance practices.

An advocate of chamber and new music, he has recorded and premiered pieces by several composers, including Alon Nechustan (Israel-USA), Tatiana Catanzaro (Brazil-France), Rodoldo Valente (Brazil), and Daniel Highman (USA).

While touring, Daniel has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Grammy award winners and nominees such as Sylvia McNair, Frank London, Raul Jaurena, Pablo Aslan, Hector del Curto among many others. As the violinist for This is Tango Now‘s production Identidad, he toured between 2010 and 2012 with Tony award winning dancers Fernanda Gui and Guillermo Merlo.

He has taught violin in music festivals and schools in Brazil as well as given workshops and masterclasses on baroque and classical performance practices in universities in Brazil and the US.

Daniel works as a producer for the Latin American Music Center (LAMC) at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he has managed their CD series and diverse public events, and is also one of the coaches of the Center’s Popular Music Ensemble (LAPME).

A founding member of Cuarteto Tanguero, Daniel holds an M.M. in violin performance from Indiana University where he studied with Nelli Shkolnikova and is currently finishing his D.M. in violin and baroque violin with Stanley Ritchie.