Eve Weiss, Guitar

Eve Weiss has been a registered Suzuki Guitar teacher since 1997.  She has more than 30 years of teaching experience with children and adults, and has significant experience with students with developmental issues.  She was formerly head of classical guitar studies at Moravian College in Pennsylvania, and has taught at The American Institute of Guitar, The Horace Mann School and Riverdale Country School in New York.  Ms. Weiss is currently on the faculty of the Greenwich Suzuki Academy and the Lucy Moses School in Manhattan.

Ms. Weiss has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe (and in between on the QEII), as a soloist and chamber performer. She made her NYC debut to critical acclaim in 1983. As part of the Zemlin/Weiss guitar duo, she was the first American Woman to receive the Toscanini Award for 19th-century chamber music, in Stresa, Italy. Her cadenza for the 2 movement of the Giuliani Sonata op.15 is published in the Mel Bay Complete Sonatas.  The 20th century composer Anthony Glise was commissioned by the Itasca Orchesta Society to write a concert for the duo (The Pendulum), which they premiered in November, 1992.

Ms. Weiss has performed on various NPR stations throughout the country. Her private studies have been with Manuel Barrueco, Sharon Isbin and Pat O’Brien. Master classes have been with Oscar Ghiglia and Angel Romero.

She lives in Riverdale with her husband and college aged son, a professional jazz violinist and film scorer, who was Suzuki trained. Ms. Weiss credits the Suzuki Method for his extraordinary musical ear and beautiful musical soul.