International Yiddish Conference & Retreat

Noah Bendix Balgley: Concertmaster, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Noah Bendix-Balgley

NOAH BENDIX-BALGLEY is concertmaster and violinist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. In May 2011, he won 1st prize at the Vibrarte International Music Competition in Paris, France. A Laureate of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, Mr. Bendix-Balgley also won 3rd prize and a special prize for creativity at the 2008 Long-Thibaud International Competition in Paris. He has appeared as a soloist with the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Orchestre National de Belgique, the Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana, and the Asheville Symphony. Mr. Bendix-Balgley has also played with Brave Old World, and has taught klezmer violin at workshops in Europe and the United States. He plays on a Lorenzo Ventapane violin, made in Naples in the early 19th century.