Avlana Eisenberg serves as music director of the Boston Chamber Symphony. Her debut CD, with soloist Zina Schiff and the Budapest Symphony Orchestra MAV, features violin concertos by Sibelius and Barber and the world premiere orchestral recording of Ben-Haim’s Three Songs without Words. Eisenberg is an active guest conductor, recently performing with the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, the New Symphony Orchestra and the Salzburg Chamber Soloists.
A Fulbright Fellow in Paris and winner of Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women, Eisenberg began conducting while an undergraduate at Yale University, where she founded and directed the Silliman Symphony and was honored with Yale's V. Browne Irish Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts. She holds a Master's Degree in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Michigan and a graduate performance diploma from the Peabody Institute. Eisenberg’s primary instrument is violin. She studied with Erick Friedman at the Yale School of Music.