As an active freelance musician, Rick Ostrovsky performs regularly with some of the most respected ensembles in New York City, including the American Symphony Orchestra, the American Composers Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, and the New York City Ballet. He has toured extensively, playing in major concert halls throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and Japan. He can be heard on orchestral recordings of the American Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Lukes. Mr. Ostrovsky was a member of the Colombus Symphony Orchestra and was the solo bass with the Soviet Émigré Orchestra, an ensemble of thirteen string players. He has also had the opportunity to perform in a variety of chamber and solo settings, including a performance of the Bottesini Gran Duo in concert with violinist Erick Friedman, and to share the recital stage with his wife, soprano Kaori Sato. Mr. Ostrovsky received both his B.M. and M.M. from The Juilliard School. He has been on the EMF faculty since 2002.
- Rick Ostrovsky
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