Richard Fleischman
    Professor of Music
Richard Fleischman
Professor of Music

Room 4105
Phone: 305-237-3621

New World School of the Arts, Building 4
401 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132

Mailing address: 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami FL 33132


Renaissance Chamber Orchestra

  Sight Singing IV
  String Pedagogy
  Symphonic Literature
  Chamber Music
  Viola Master class
  Problems and Projects
Monday 10:00-5:15 pm
Tuesday 11:30am-4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5;15 pm
Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Friday No classes
The Curtis Institute of Music,1987
B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School, 1985

As co-founder, artistic director and conductor of the Renaissance Chamber Orchestra in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, Richard Fleischman has been garnering unanimous praise for his energetic, imaginative and incisive direction.Richard Fleischman has performed in twenty countries around the world and has been acknowledge for his "expert and sensitive performances" (Philadelphia Inquirer) and "commanding leadership" (San Francisco Chronicle).  Winner of the 1988 Windsor Prize, presented by Leonard Bernstein, Maestro Fleischman's musical career has taken him along many paths.
Born in New York City, Fleischman studied at the Juilliard School from the age of 16 and received his Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees.  He followed this with two years of study at the Curtis Institute of Music.  It was then that he met and studied conducting with Max Rudolf, followed by study in Germany with Sergiu Celibidache.  He Began his conducting career with ensembles such as the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and as principal conductor of the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra. He conducted a gala baroque concert with members of the San Francisco Symphony and singers from the San Francisco Opera, and led the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra in a special tribute concert to its founder, John Crosby, conducting Richard Strauss' Metamorphosen. He has also conducted the New World Chamber Orchestra in Miami, Florida for former vice-president Al Gore and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Chamber Orchestra in Germany for the former President of Germany, Richard von Weizsaecker. He has conducted singers from the San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Metropolitan Opera and New York City Opera.
As viola soloist, Mr. Fleischman performed throughout the United States, Mexico, South America and Europe.  Recital appearances have include important venues in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Miami, Mexico and Germany. As chamber musician, he collaborated with artists such as Leonard Bernstein and Christoph Eschenbach, and recordings of his performances have been broadcast throughout the United States and Europe. He was a long-time member of the San Francisco Symphony, principal violist of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra and was principal violist under such conductors as Sergiu Celibidache, Sir Georg Solti, Leonard Berstein and Christoph Eschenbach.
Richard Fleischman and the Renaissance Chamber Orchestra will be touring extensively throughout the United States during the 2005-2006 season as well as presenting several concert series in the state of Florida.

Richard Fleischman has been a faculty member of the New World School of the Arts since 1996.

    UPCOMING CONCERTS and events
    January 18, 10:00am  Live television interview, "South Florida Today" NBC6

January 20 Live radio interview, WXEL-FM, 90.7

January 23, 2005: Fleischman conducts the RCO., Fort Lauderdale

February 11, 8:00pm Fleischman guest artist with the Gagliano Trio, Lakeside Presbyterian Church, West Palm Beach

February 11, Live radio interview, WXEL-FM, 90.7

February 19, Fleischman conducts the RCO, Fort Lauderdale

March 4, New World School of the Arts Concerto Competition

March 17, Live radio interview, WXEL-FM, 90.7

March 20, Fleischman conducts the RCO, Fort Lauderdale

April 7, Live radio interview, WXEL-FM, 90.7

April 8, Fleischman joins the Phoenix Ensemble, Lakeside Presbyterian Church, West Palm Beach

April 10, 3:00 pm Fleischman conducts the RCO, Fort Lauderdale

May 5, 8:00pm Fleischman conducts the RCO, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale

May 8, 4:00pm  Fleischman joins the Amernet String Quartet at the Omni-Collonade Hotel for Mainly Mozart concert

May 11, 8:00 pm Fleischman conducts the RCO in a free concert, Key Biscayne

May 15, 8:00pm Fleischman and the RCO, Eissey Theatre, Palm Beach Gardens

May 19, 8:00pm  Fleischman and the RCO, Weston Center for the Performing Arts

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