Cellist Natasha Brofsky enjoys a performing and teaching career which has taken her to cities all over the US, Europe and China. A member of the cello and chamber music faculty at the Juilliard School since 2012, she was a member of the New England Conservatory cello faculty for fourteen years, and also taught at the Barratt-Due Musikk Institutt in Oslo, Norway. She is also a summer faculty member at the Yellow Barn and Kneisel Hall festivals and has performed at numerous other festivals including Four Seasons in North Carolina and IMS Open Chamber Music in Prussia Cove, England.
As a member of the renowned Peabody Trio for seventeen years, Ms. Brofsky played on prominent chamber music series throughout the U.S., Canada, and the U.K, and was heard on numerous radio broadcasts. Champions of new music as well as the classics, the trio recorded on the New World, CRI, and Artek labels. During a decade in Europe, Ms. Brofsky was principal cellist of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a member of the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, the String Trio Opus 3 and the Serapion Ensemble. She has published articles on string playing in The Strad Magazine and on Violin Channel and her master classes appear on Cellobello.com. Since 2016, Ms. Brofsky has been artistic director of Music for Food’s New York chapter, a musician-led initiative for local hunger relief. Her most recent recording – of the late Beethoven Cello Sonatas Opus 102 with pianist Seth Knopp – was released in July 2018.
Since the pandemic, Ms.Brofsky has taught online at numerous festivals, including Orford Music’s Virtual Academy, Cincinnati Young Artists virtual Cello Academy and she was artistic advisor and a faculty member at the Vivac-e cello festival.