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music educator , Violinist

Anna Ostrofsky, music educator, violinist. Recipient First prize Artists' International Management, 1975, Excellence in Chamber Music Teaching award Chamber Music American, 1991. Member New York State Academy Teaching and Learning, Westchester County School Music Association (district coordinator performing arts 2002-2006)(.

Background

Ostrofsky, Anna was born on June 27, 1953 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph and Lena (Cipollone) Simeone.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1974. Master of Music, Manhattan School Music, 1975. Professional diploma, Fordham University, 1990.

Career

Orchestra director, teacher, Harlem School Arts, New York City, 1975-1976;first violinist, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Newark, 1975-1976;string instructor, Hoff-Barthelson School Music, Scarsdale, New York, 1976-1979;concertmaster, Chappaqua (New York) Chamber Orchestra, 1976-1989;orchestra director/string instructor, City School District New Rochelle (New York), 1978-1983;first violinist, Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1981-1989;first violinist, Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1982-1983;orchestra director, Briarcliff Union Free School District, Briarcliff Manor, New York, since 1983;first violinist, Concert Society Putnam and Northern Westchester, since 1985;first violinist, New Rochelle (New York) Opera, 1997, 98; Adjunct Professor violin/viola, King's College, Briarcliff Manor, 1989-1994. Coordinator employment opportunities Westchester County (New York) School Music Association.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Debut Carnegie Recital Hall, 1976. Conductor Westchester Elementary All-County Orchestra, 1997.

Membership

Member New York State Academy Teaching and Learning, Westchester County School Music Association (district coordinator performing arts 2002-2006)(.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing music composition and orchestration, reading, swimming, walking, cooking. Fax: 914-769-5135.

Connections

Married Frederick Ostrofsky, May 26, 1975. 1 child, Jacqueline.

father:
Joseph Simeone

mother:
Lena (Cipollone) Simeone

spouse:
Frederick Ostrofsky

child:
Jacqueline Ostrofsky