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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)January 21, 2003

(Mahwah) – Violinist Anat Malkin and pianist Eduard Laurel will present a program of classical music featuring selections from Mozart, Grieg, Chausson and Ravel, Sunday, February 2 at 3 p.m. in the Sharp Theater at Ramapo College’s Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts.

Israeli-born Anat Malkin began her violin studies at the age of five with her father, Isaac Malkin. She made her debut with symphony orchestras at the age of six and, at 10, she toured Norway, Mexico and California with orchestras playing the Mendelssohn Concerto. In 1992 she made her Carnegie Hall debut under the baton of the late Alexander Schneider. She has performed throughout Holland, Israel, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Malkin has been the winner of several competitions that entitled her to solo with various orchestras. Under the direction of Paul Dunkel, she appeared as soloist with the Westchester Philharmonic in a series of concerts for children. She has been heard on New York’s WQXR 96.3FM radio, on the McGraw Hill Young Artists Series hosted by Robert Sherman. In his book, Violin Virtuosos from Paganini to the 21st Century, Henry Roth named her as one of the gifted young violinists who are among the vanguard leading the march of violin art into the 21st century.” A graduate of the Julliard School and the Maastricht Conservatorium in Holland, Malkin is on the faculties of the Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division and the Academy of Music at Ramapo College.

A native of Texas, Eduard Laurel studied at the University of Texas at Austin and at the Manhattan School of Music. A free-lance pianist, he is on staff at the Juilliard School and Mannes College. He has performed in England, Germany, Iceland, Russia, Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Canada and Mexico.

Tickets for the Malkin/Laurel performance are $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors and $10 for students with valid I.D. For reservations, call (201) 684-7844. For group rates, call (201) 684-7341.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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