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Music Institute's Cello Faculty, Stefan Kartman
Cello Faculty and Academy Chamber Music Coach

Stefan Kartman currently serves as Professor of Cello and Chamber Music at the University  of  
Wisconsin -Milwaukee. Dr. Kartman also teaches string pedagogy, teaches privately, and is 
currently Principal Cello in the Festival City Symphony.

In addition to solo performance, he has performed to critical acclaim as cellist of Trio Antigo, the Kneisel Trio and the Florestan Duo, giving performances and masterclasses in conservatories
of music and institutions of higher education worldwide including the Cleveland Institute of Music,  the China Conservatory of Music and the Xiamen Conservatory of Music, and the D’Albaco Conservatory of Music, among many others.

An avid chamber music enthusiast, Dr. Kartman has served on the faculties of the Vianden Chamber Music Festival in Luxembourgh, the Madeline Island Chamber Music Camp, the Garth Newel Chamber Music Festival, the Alfred University Summer Chamber Music Institute, the MidAmerica Chamber Music Festival, and was artistic director of the Milwaukee Chamber Music Festival.
During his formal training as a chamber musician, he studied with members of the Guarneri and Juilliard String Quartets and the Beaux Arts Trio.

Stefan Kartman received degrees from Northwestern University, The Juilliard School of Music, and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Rutgers University.  He has been teaching assistant to Harvey Shapiro and Zara Nelsova of The Juilliard School and proudly acknowledges the pedagogical heritage of his teachers Shapiro, Nelova, Bernard Greenhouse, Alan Harris, and Anthony Cooke.