Saratoga Chamber Players Logo
  • Saratoga Chamber Players on Facebook

2017-2018 Season Artists

Benjamin Hochman

Benjamin Hochman, Piano

Benjamin Hochman Winner of 2011’s prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Benjamin Hochman has been described by the New York Times as a “gifted, fast-rising artist”. His eloquent and virtuosic performances have earned him critical acclaim and his rare combination of bravura and poetry has excited audiences and critics alike.

read more
Eliot Bailen

Eliot Bailen, Cello

Eliot Bailen is principal cello of the New York Chamber Ensemble, Westfield Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra New England, Teatro Grattacielo, the Garret Lakes Arts Festival Orchestra and the New Choral Society. Founder and Artistic Director of the Sherman Chamber Ensemble whose performances the New York Times has described as “the Platonic ideal of a chamber music concert.”

read more
Jeannette Koekkoek

Jeannette Koekkoek, Piano

Jeannette Koekkoek is a graduate of the Amsterdam Sweelink Conservatory where she studied with Jan Wijn, Holland’s most distinguished professor of piano. In 1983, upon earning her performer’s diploma, she was a laureate at the prestitious Tromp Piano Competition in the Netherlands.

read more
Jill Levy

Jill Levy, Violin

Jill Levy is now in her 24th season as Artistic Director and violinist of the Saratoga Chamber Players, bringing together musicians from Europe, Canada, and the U.S. since 1994. She currently serves as concertmaster of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, having joined them in 1993.

read more
Judith Serkin

Judith Serkin, Cello

Judith Serkin has toured extensively across the US, Japan, France, and Canada. She began her studies in Puerto Rico with Marta Casals Istomin, then continued with David Soyer at the Curtis Institute of Music, and with Mischa Schneider.

read more
Kathy Andrew

Kathy Andrew, Viola

Kathy Andrew, violinist, resident of Brattleboro, Vermont, is an active performer and instructor. She received degrees from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque (BA violin performance), and MM (violin) from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

read more