Instructor of Violin, Interlochen Arts Camp
M.A., Violin Performance, Liszt Academy; Artist Certificate, Violin Performance, Liszt Academy; B.F.A., Violin Performance, Carnegie Mellon University
Hungarian-American violinist Hajnal Pivnick has developed a career as a performer and curator promoting community-driven music by modern and living composers. Her work has been recognized through foundational support from New Music USA, the Barlow Endowment, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She is co-artistic director of Tenth Intervention, a collective of musicians that explores intersection of performance and experiential art, and its potential to reflect social issues. As a soloist and chamber musician she has performed in festivals, conferences, and concert series in the United States, Cuba, and Europe. She attended Carnegie Mellon University, studying with Andres Cardenes, and received her master’s degree from the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, studying with Eszter Perenyi.
Recent projects include the albums: Electric Bands, on Innova Recordings (D. J. Sparr, Brianna Matzke, Momenta Quartet, Kristina Bachrach); and Pentaptych, (Ryan Lott), commissioned by the Philbrook Museum of Art and presented Tulsa Ballet.