Julie Artzt Becker, violin

Violinist JULIE ARTZT BECKER began her studies at the age of three in New York.  She has performed throughout the United States and Europe as soloist with orchestra, recitalist and with chamber ensembles. At the age of eleven, she debuted with the Young Artists Philharmonic in Connecticut performing the Haydn Violin Concerto No. 2. Since then she has won many competitions, including the Queens Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition, the Bergen Philharmonic Competition and the Five Towns Music and Art Competition. Ms. Becker has performed in festivals in Aspen, Colorado, Italy and Israel, where she took master classes with Pinchas Zukerman. She also participated in the Perlman Music Program on Long Island as an assistant to her former teacher, Patinka Kopec. Also an active chamber musician, Ms. Becker has performed the Mendelssohn Octet with Itzhak Perlman at Weill Recital Hall and Avery Fisher Hall, and a duo recital with violist Jeanne Mallow at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie hall. 


Ms. Becker studied at the Juilliard Pre-College Division and then graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Music degree and the Manhattan School of Music with a Master of Music degree. Presently, Ms. Becker is currently on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division.  Ms. Becker resides on Long Island with her husband and young children.

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