Dovid Friedlander

The Assad Meymandi and Family Chair

Dovid Friedlander, violin, has been a member of the North Carolina Symphony as Associate Concertmaster since 2005. He previously held a position in the Columbus Symphony and was the Assistant Concertmaster of the San Antonio Symphony. He has also played with the Boston Symphony at the Tanglewood Music Festival, and regularly with the Pittsburgh Symphony in concerts and on tour, with such conductors as Seiji Ozawa, Mariss Jansons, and Claudio Abbado.

In addition to playing with the North Carolina Symphony, Mr. Friedlander is an active chamber musician in the Raleigh area. He also maintains a full teaching studio and was on the faculty of the Triada Music Festival in 2006 and 2007. Dovid has enjoyed soloing with the North Carolina Symphony each season, including three performances of Hindemith’s Kammermusik No. 4 in January of 2009. He also played solo with the Brussels Chamber Orchestra during the Crosscurrents Chamber Festival in 2009 and 2010.

Mr. Friedlander studied with Cleveland Orchestra Concertmaster, William Preucil, at the Eastman School of Music and the Cleveland Institute of Music. While at the Cleveland Institute, he won the Jerome Gross award and his quartet was the recipient of the esteemed Darius Milhaud award.

Dovid plays on a David Burgess violin, made in 1987.