Cellist Paul Katz Heads to New England Conservatory
Joins Strings and Chamber Music faculties
Cellist Paul Katz will be joining the Strings and Chamber Music faculties of New England Conservatory in fall 2001. He will also be heading a new string-quartet professional training program at NEC. A founding member of the Cleveland Quartet and former president of Chamber Music America, Katz is currently professor of cello and chamber music at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. Fellow Cleveland Quartet founder Martha Strongin Katz, a violist, joined the NEC faculty this past January. And William Grubb has been appointed director of string chamber music studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He will continue to teach cello and chamber music on the faculty at Butler University, and at the Aspen Music Festival and School.