Moran Katz

Moran Katz holding a clarinet

Clarinetist Moran Katz recently won all top prizes of the prestigious 2013 Ima Hogg Competition - - First Prize, Audience Prize, and Artistic Encouragement voted on by the Houston Symphony Musicians. She has also won first and second prizes respectively in the Freiburg (Germany) and Beijing International Clarinet Competitions. Her performance credits include recitals for the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, the Dame Myra Hess Recital Series in Chicago; a NY debut recital at Merkin Concert Hall as part of the Tuesday Matinee Recital Series and a Debut at the Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic. Chamber music appearances at the Marlboro Music Festival, United Nations Hall (Switzerland), France's "Les Musicales" chamber music Festival in Colmar, Les Invalides in Paris, Music in Drumcliffe (Ireland) and Homburg Musiktage (Germany). She received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees and an Artist Diploma from The Juilliard School, where she was admitted with presidential distinction and a full scholarship. Ms. Katz was a member of Ensemble ACJW - - The Academy, a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the NYC department of Education, performing chamber music at Carnegie Hall and bringing classical music to students in the NYC public schools.