Coleman Itzkoff

Coleman Itzkoff, cello (Cincinnati, OH), has been a featured Artist-in-Residence on American Public Media’s Performance Today and has performed as soloist with numerous orchestras across the country, recently giving his Walt Disney Concert Hall concerto debut. He has collaborated with such distinguished artists as Midori, John O’Connor, Richie Hawley, Cho-Liang Lin, James Dunham, and Johannes Moser. Coleman is a regular performer at the Brooklyn concert series Bargemusic and has performed at festivals around the country, including the Aspen Music Festival and School, La Jolla SummerFest, and Music@Menlo. Aside from his performing career, Coleman is a gifted educator and communicator, teaching and performing outreach concerts in schools, community centers, and hospitals around the country. Through this work, he was recently awarded the Cleveland Clinic Arts and Medicine Award in recognition of his contributions and performances for patients in the clinic. Coleman received his B.M. degree from Rice University and his master’s degree at the Thornton School of Music at USC under the tutelage of Ralph Kirshbaum.