Celebrating 60 Years of Musical Excellence

June 26 – July 31, 2021

Rick Ostrovsky

RICK OSTROVSKY is an active freelance musician and 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 U.S., Europe, South America, and Japan. He can be heard on orchestral recordings of the American Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Ostrovsky was a member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and was the solo bass with the Soviet Émigré Orchestra, an ensemble of 13 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. Ostrovsky received both his Bachelor of Music and his Master of Music from The Juilliard School. He has been on the faculty of EMF since 2002.