Ari Evan is a recent Masters graduate of the Juilliard School, where he studied with Timothy Eddy. His studies were made possible by Juilliard’s generous J. Victor Monke Scholarship and the Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship. As a member of the Bordone Quartet, Ari performed recitals at WQXR's Greene Space, Alice Tully Hall, and the Harvard Club of New York. A versatile chamber musician, Ari has also performed with Atar Arad, Colin Carr, Ara Gregorian, Hsin-Yun Huang, and Ani Kavafian, and Itzhak Perlman. Festivals attended include Ravinia's Steans Music Institute, the Olympic Music Festival, IMS’ Prussia Cove, the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop, East Carolina University’s Four Seasons festival, Kneisel Hall, and the Sarasota Music Festival. Recent notable performances include a premiere of Sean Shepherd’s new work for cello, violin and clarinet, and a collaboration with Esa-Pekka Salonen and performance of his string quartet “Homunculus,” as part of the Rolex Mentors and Protégé program.