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Joel Krosnick, American cellist.


Krosnick, Joel was born on April 3, 1941 in New Haven. Son of Morris Yale and Estelle (Crossman) Krosnick.


Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College, 1970;Doctor of Fine Arts, Michigan State University.


Co-founder Group for Contemporary Music, Columbia University, 1962. Assistant professor music University Iowa, 1963-1966. Cellist Iowa Quartet, 1963-1966.

Assistant professor University Massachusetts, 1966-1970. Artist in residence California Institute Arts, 1970-1974. Cellist Juilliard String Quartet, New York City, since 1974.

Artist-in-residence Michigan State University, Library of Congress. Member faculty Juilliard School, since 1974.


  • Other Work

    • Appeared in solo recitals, New York City, London, Hamburg, Munich, Amsterdam, Belgrade, Berlin, Library of Congress, Washington. Premiere performances include solo works by Ralph Shapey, Solo works by, Milton Babbitt, Mario Davidovsky, Charles Wuorinan, Donald Martino, M.W. Karlins, Gerhard Samuel, Mel Powell, Elliott Carter, Morton Subotnick, others. Presented The Cello: A 20th Century Retrospective, at Juilliard School, Library of Congress, 1984.

      3 concert series Carnegie Recital Hall, 1985-1986. Recording artist, Columbia, Cryptography Research Inc, Orion and Nonesuch records.


Married Dinah Straight, 1983.

Morris Yale Krosnick

Estelle (Crossman) Krosnick

Dinah Straight