Celebrating 62 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 24 – July 29, 2023

Avi Nagin

AVI NAGIN was appointed second violin of the critically acclaimed Amernet String Quartet in August 2019. He will also be joining the faculty of Florida International University, where the quartet serves as Ensemble-in-Residence. A graduate of Colburn and Yale, Nagin has performed in collaboration with members of the Ebène and Orion Quartets, as well as with Paul Coletti, Benny and Eric Kim, and Ronald Leonard. He served as associate concertmaster of the Sarasota Opera and, prior to joining the Amernet, he was principal second violin of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and principal second violin of Symphony in C. Previous summer season performances include An Appalachian Summer Festival (NC), Bargemusic (NY), and the Maverick Concerts (NY). As an educator in the NY area, Nagin served on the faculty of the JCC Thurnauer School of Music (NJ), New York Youth Symphony, and substitute faculty at The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division. His principal teachers include Ani Kavafian, Robert Lispett, Daniel Phillips, and he has studied chamber music with Arnold Steinhardt, Sylvia Rosenberg and Paul Coletti. This is Nagin’s fourth year on faculty at EMF.