Daniel Getz joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra viola section at the start of the 2013-14 subscription season. Raised in Bethesda, Maryland, Mr. Getz began studying violin at age eight and switched to the viola at sixteen. In 2011 he received his bachelor of music degree from the New England Conservatory, where he was a student of Kim Kashkashian and a recipient of the Presidential Scholarship. He earned his master of music degree at the Juilliard School in 2013 as a student of Heidi Castleman and Robert Vernon. Daniel Getz was a prizewinner in the 2011 Primrose Competition, a finalist in the National Symphony Young Soloists’ Competition, and a recipient of the Steven Brewster Scholarship from the Youth Fellowship program of the National Symphony Orchestra. He has performed the Walton and Stamitz viola concertos as a soloist with the National Philharmonic and the Landon Symphonette, and has frequently served as principal viola of the Juilliard Orchestra. Prior to joining the BSO, Mr. Getz performed as a substitute with the orchestra as well as with the New York Philharmonic. His festival appearances have included the Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, and the Perlman Music Program.
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