Avi Stein


Avi Stein teaches harpsichord, vocal repertoire and chamber music at Yale University and is the music director at St. Matthew & St. Timothy Episcopal Church in New York.  He is an active continuo accompanist who has played with many ensembles such as the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, the Baroque Orchestras of Los Angeles, Seattle and Indianapolis and the Warsaw, Toulouse and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras as well as his own chamber group X579. Avi is currently finishing his doctoral studies in organ and harpsichord at Indiana University and holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, the University of Southern California as well as being a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship for study in Toulouse.  The New York Times described him as "a brilliant organ soloist" in his Carnegie Hall debut.  Avi has performed throughout the United States, in Europe, Canada, and Central America. He has also conducted a variety of ensembles including a the recent debut of the OperaOmnia company in a production of Monteverdi’s Coronation of Poppea and series called the 4x4 Festival: four programs in four days of 17th century music from four countries, using many of New York’s finest baroque musicians.