Avi Stein

Avi Stein teaches harpsichord, vocal repertoire and chamber music at Yale University, continuo accompaniment at the Juilliard School and is the music director at St. Matthew & St. Timothy Episcopal Church in Manhattan. The New York Times described him as "a brilliant organ soloist" in his Carnegie Hall debut and he was recently featured in Early Music America magazine in an article on the new generation of leaders in the field.  Avi has performed throughout the United States, in Europe, Canada, and Central America. He is an active continuo accompanist who plays regularly with the Boston Early Music Festival, the Trinity Church Wall Street Choir and Baroque Orchestra, the Clarion Music Society and Bach Vespers NYC.  Avi directed the young artists’ program at the Carmel Bach Festival.  Avi has also conducted a variety of ensembles including the Opera Français de New York, the OperaOmnia and a critically acclaimed annual series called the 4x4 Festival.  Avi studied at Indiana University, the Eastman School of Music, the University of Southern California and was a Fulbright scholar in Toulouse.