Myron Lutzke is well known to audiences as a ‘cellist on both modern and period instruments. He attended Brandeis University and is a graduate of the Juilliard School where he was a student Leonard Rose and Harvey Shapiro. Chamber music studies include work with Robert Koff, Eugene Lehner and Felix Galimir. He is currently a member of the St. Luke’ s Chamber Ensemble, Aulos Ensemble, Mozartean Players, Bach Ensemble, the Loma Mar Quartet, The Theater of Early Music and the Esterhazy Machine and serves as principal ‘ cellist` for the Orchestra of St. Luke’ s, American Classical Orchestra and, for fourteen years, Handel and Haydn Society with Christopher Hogwood in Boston. He has appeared as soloist at the Caramoor, Ravinia and Mostly Mozart festivals and is a regular participant at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, Santa Fe Promusica and the Smithsonian Chamber Players.
Mr. Lutzke’ s numerous recordings include the complete Mozart and Schubert piano trios with the Mozartean Players and the album “ Working Classical” with the Loma Mar quartet for Paul McCartney. He has recorded for the Sony, DG, Dorian, Atma, Arabesque, EMI and Oiseau-Lyre labels. He is currently on the faculty of Indiana University Early Music Institute and Mannes College of Music where he teaches period ‘cello and baroque performance practice.