Program Books/Curtis Stewart

Curtis Stewart

violinist and soloist

Curtis Stewart (violinist and soloist) is a multi- Grammy Award nominee who enjoys bouncing from MTV specials with Wyclef Jean and sold-out shows with Stevie Wonder at Madison Square Garden to stints at the Kennedy Center with the Jimmy Heath Big Band and residencies at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Stewart has performed as a classical soloist at Lincoln Center and with the New York Philharmonic Band­wagon, as well as conducted chamber music residencies at Carnegie Hall and National Saw­dust. His ensembles—PUBLIQuartet and the Mighty Third Rail—realize a vision to find personal and powerful connections between styles, cultures, and music. Stewart teaches at the Juilliard School, Perlman Music Program; has been commissioned to write etudes for the Royal Conservatory of Music; and held several residencies across the US.