On November 7-8, 2019, Joel Krosnick was in residency in the Duke Music Department, conducting master classes and engaging in a public conversation about his career and musical life.
Three chamber music groups in the Chamber Music program, directed by Caroline Stinson, participated in a chamber music masterclass on November 7:
Onomenos Quartet (Megan Rabe and Riya Shankar, violins; Charles Zhang, viola; Bryan Tong, cello)
Stretto Quartet (Neha Vangipurapu and Joie Jamison, violins; Gabrielle Lee, viola; Lauren Simmons, cello)
Quarlitté (Haoyang Yu and Ann Chang, violins; Celina Zhou, viola; Prateek Khandelwal, cello)
Cello students Holly Kim, Justin Koga, and Caroline Wang participated in a cello masterclass the following afternoon.
Joel Krosnick has performed the great quartet literature throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, and recorded it for the Sony Classical, Wergo, and CRI labels. He has also performed as a soloist and recitalist around the world. In 2011, as a member of the Juilliard String Quartet, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.