Jaime Feldman ’14

photo of Jaime Feldman Major: Cello Performance

Oberlin in India (Winter 2012-13)

Jaime Feldman, from Sebastopol California, is a senior at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, studying with professor Amir Eldan. Some of her previous teachers include Natasha Brofsky at the New England Conservatory in Boston, and Irene Sharp of the Mannes School of Music in New York during high school. Some honors include winning the Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition in Santa Rosa California, and receiving the Ruth Finely Person award of Santa Rosa. She performed in a Bach Suite master class with British cellist Colin Carr at Music@menlo in Palo Alto, California. At Menlo, she worked with David Finckel, the former cellist of the Emerson String Quartet. She also worked with violinists Pamela Frank and Joseph Silverstein, and members of the St. Lawrence and Miami string Quartets. In the summer of 2008, she was accepted to the Perlman Music Program in New York, where she played in a chamber orchestra conducted by violinist Itzhak Perlman. Cellists she studied with privately at Perlman Music Program include world-renown soloist and former principal cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ronald Leonard, and Paul Katz, former cellist of the Cleveland String Quartet. At Perlman Music Program, she was coached in chamber music by cellist Merry Peckham of the Cavani String Quartet and Robert Mann, original first violinist and founder of the Julliard String quartet. In the summer of 2011, she was accepted to Kneisel Hall chamber music festival in Blue Hill, Maine. Chamber music is the passion of Jaime’s life.