Michael Krausz
Musician

Michael Krausz is the founding Conductor and Artistic Director of the Great Hall Chamber Orchestra at Bryn Mawr, comprised of 42 conservatory and young professional musicians. Soloists have included principal players from the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Curtis Symphony Orchestra. Krausz is the founder and former Associate Artistic Director of the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra, comprised of members of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has been guest conductor of professional orchestras in Bulgaria, including the Pleven, Vratsa and Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestras. Krausz studied violin with Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster Josef Gingold. He received his early conducting coaching from his father, Laszlo Krausz, noted violist with l'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the Cleveland Orchestra, and conductor of the Akron Symphony Orchestra. Krausz was also coached by Frederik Prausnitz of the Peabody Conservatory, and Luis Biava, Resident Conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Krausz currently teaches Aesthetics at the Curtis Institute of Music.

Listen to excerpt from Brahms' Symphony no. 4 or download it to your computer.

Listen to excerpt from Beethoven's Symphony no. 7 or download it to your computer.

Listen to excerpt from Beethoven's Symphony no. 3 or download it to your computer.

Michael Krausz Conducting