Pianist Victor Rosenbaum has performed widely as soloist and chamber music performer in the United States, Europe, Asia, Israel, and Russia in such prestigious halls as Tully Hall in New York and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia. He has collaborated with such artists as Leonard Rose, Paul Katz, Arnold Steinhardt, Robert Mann, Joseph Silverstein, Malcolm Lowe, and the Brentano and Cleveland String Quartets, among others. Festival appearances have included Tanglewood, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Kfar Blum and Tel Hai (in Israel), Yellow Barn, Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill), Musicorda, Masters de Pontlevoy (France), the Heifetz Institute, and the International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York. Recent seasons have brought him to Chicago, Minneapolis, Tokyo, St. Petersburg (Russia), Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem for recitals.
A faculty member at New England Conservatory since 1967, Rosenbaum also teaches at the Mannes College of Music in New York and has given master classes at London’s Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School, the conservatories of St. Petersburg and Moscow, and such other institutions as the Menuhin School, the Toho School in Tokyo and the Jerusalem Music Center. He was Visiting Professor of Piano at the Eastman School, a guest teacher at Juilliard, and gives lectures, workshops, and master classes for teachers’ groups and schools both in the U. S. and abroad. He was Director and President of the Longy School of Music from 1985 to 2001.
A student of Elizabeth Brock and Martin Marks in his hometown of Indianapolis, Rosenbaum later studied with Rosina Lhevinne and Leonard Shure. His highly praised recording of Schubert is on Bridge Records. The release of the last three Beethoven sonatas on the same label was named by American Record Guide critic Alan Becker as one of the top ten classical recordings of 2005 .A recent CD on the Fleur de Son label features music of Schubert and a Mozart disc on the same label is forthcoming.