New Faculty | 2014

Dan Auerbach

Performing and Creative Arts

Dr. Dan Auerbach, violinist and conductor, holds B.M. and M.M. degrees from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Dorothy DeLay, Felix Galimir, Harvey Shapiro and Lewis Kaplan. He earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University as a student of Arnold Steinhardt. Dan Auerbach has been described by the New York Times as a player “with quiet virtuosity.” Upcoming performances include recitals in NYC with the American Festival of Microtonal Music. Recent appearances include the Performing Arts Institute, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Newberry College, as well as several concerts at Georgia College & State University and the Central Georgia area. His teaching experience includes the Juilliard Pre-College, Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, and Rutgers University. His students have gone on to win regional and all-state competitions, as well as college auditions such as Columbia, Rutgers, and University of Chicago. Recent clinics include the Georgia ASTA workshop. While at Rutgers, he also conducted the Rutgers Youth Orchestra where he regularly appeared at the University’s Nicholas Music Center. Dr. Auerbach has served on the faculty of Morningside College, as well as the assistant concertmaster of the Sioux City Symphony. He has been a regular member of the South Dakota, Des Moines, and Lincoln Symphony Orchestras. Prior to teaching at the College of Staten Island, Dr. Auerbach served as assistant professor of music at Georgia College & State University, and was a violinist in the Macon Symphony. In the summers, Dr. Auerbach teaches at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.