Heifetz Institute alumnus Eric Silberger, a 2015 and 2016 Artist-in-Residence, is a frequent participant in Heifetz On Tour programs up and down the East Coast. He has performed as soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and around the world, including solo performances with the St Petersburg Philharmonia, Chamber Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, London Philharmonia, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, among others. In 2015 he performed the Brahms Violin Concerto on a tour to Spain with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin under Dimitri Kitajenko. Eric was a prize winner of the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition and the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in 2011.
He has appeared at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Louvre in Paris, the Great Hall of the St Petersburg Philharmonia, The Moscow International House of Music in Russia, Shanghai Grand Theatre in China, Royal Festival Hall in London, the National Arts Centre in Canada and more. Eric frequently performs chamber music at The Castleton Festival in Virginia, and internationally and has a special collaboration with bandoneonist and composer JP Jofre.
Eric received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University, and a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School. His former teachers have included Glenn Dicterow, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Robert Mann, and Dorothy Delay among others. He was also mentored by Lorin Maazel.
Eric is the CEO of Jukubox LLC, a company dedicated to connecting the world through online music lessons. He was awarded the Tarisio Trust Young Artist Grant in 2015 to support Jukubox.
Eric plays on a rare J.B. Guadagnini violin from 1757 on generous loan from the Sau-Wing Lam collection.