Violinist Lilit Gampel enjoys a varied career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and teacher. She has performed as guest soloist with the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics; the Concertgebouworkest; and the Boston Symphony and has had the privilege of collaborating with Brooks Smith, Pierre Fournier, Martin Katz, Kiril Kondrashin, Joseph Krips, Maurice Abravanel, and Zubin Mehta, among others.
Gampel has performed in NY premieres of the Ysaye Sonata for Two Violins, the Kaikhosru Sorabji piano quintet, string quartets by John Kennedy and Vernon Duke, and appeared in the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. As concertmaster, she has also recorded Strauss's Ein Heldenleben and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, and performed as an orchestra member of the New York Chamber, Gotham Chamber Opera, American Ballet Theatre and Mostly Mozart Festival orchestras at Lincoln Center.
Gampel began violin at age 6. Her teachers include Alice Schoenfeld (USC) and Ivan Galamian (Juilliard). Awards include Coleman Chamber Music and Young Musicians' Foundation competitions and the Jacob Javits Fellowship for graduate work in literature. Ms. Gampel teaches at The Cali School of Music (Montclair State University, NJ).