Rajan Kapoor, cello
Cellist Rajan Kapoor is an avid solo and chamber musician who has performed throughout the U.S. and in Europe. Rajan is currently serving as a String Quartet Fellow and Teaching Assistant to Professor Edward Arron at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Primary instruction has been with professors Marion Feldman at New York University, Miroslav Petras of the Academy of Music in Prague, and Alistair MacRae of the Brevard Music Center.
Rajan has served as principal cellist of the Vermont Mozart Festival Orchestra, Opus One String Orchestra, Brevard Sinfonia, UMass Symphony Orchestra, and NYU Opera Orchestra. He has gained recognition in the Hellam and Mondavi Young Artist Competitions and plays on an 1855 Goldmann cello generously loaned to him by the Carlsen Cello Foundation.
In 2017, Rajan co-founded the non-profit organization An die Musik NYC and currently serves as its assistant director. AdM NYC is a concert series bringing the people of New York City high-quality classical music at affordable prices. It presents internationally renowned performers alongside rising talents from the NYC community.