Conductor of Young People's String Orchestra, Petit Ensemble & Conductor of the Intensive Community Program
Ms. Zurad received her Bachelor of Music degree from New England Conservatory and her Graduate Diploma and Master of Music degree from Longy School of Music. She also attended the Academy of Music in Krakow, Poland. Her violin teachers have included Wieslaw Kwasny, Valeria Kuchment, and Eric Rosenblith. She is a very active chamber musician, and is a past participant of Yellow Barn Music Festival and Apple Hill Chamber Music Festival. She plays regularly with a number of local chamber groups, both as a violinist and a violist. She is a member of the Lexington Symphony, and has performed with many other orchestras in the Boston area. Ms. Zurad also conducts the Preparatory String Orchestra at NEC. She is on the string faculty at NEC and Rivers Conservatory. She serves as an adjudicator for various local concerto competitions.
2023-24 Auditions are now open. Learn more about this season’s audition process and requirements.