“Without music life would be a mistake.”

~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche





Margalit Cantor

Margalit Cantor (cello) is a graduate of Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, receiving her Bachelor, Performer Diploma and Masters degrees under the tutelage of Janos Starker, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi and Emilio Colon. She performs as principal cellist with the Dicapo Opera Theater, and with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble 212 and Big Apple Baroque, and had the opportunity to perform with the Charleston Symphony. Margalit is on the faculty of Bloomingdale School of Music and the Lucy Moses School. She is a certified Suzuki cello instructor and an avid music educator. She received a cognate in Early Music from Indiana University, studying Baroque cello with Stanley Ritchie and Christine Potter. Playing Baroque cello, Margalit has enjoyed period performance collaborations with the New York Baroque Dance Company, Rachel Barton-Pine and the Chicago Children’s Choir, as well as a chamber performance with members of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. She has performed five summers with the AIMS Festival opera orchestra in Graz, Austria. In June of 2010, she made her 5-string piccolo cello debut performing one of Charpentier’s Masses in Toronto, while attending the Tafelmusik Institute.

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