FR: The Juilliard School (US)
TO: The Moscow Conservatory (Russia)
San Francisco native Meta (pronounced MAY-ta) Weiss made her international debut as a cellist at the age of seven in Utrecht, Holland. An acclaimed soloist and chamber musician, her performances have taken her to venues throughout the US and internationally, including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Boston Symphony Hall, the Kimmel Center, and Royal Albert Hall. Top prizewinner in numerous competitions, including the Klein International String, Washington International, NFMC Young Artist, and Schadt Cello Competitions, Meta has also been featured as guest artist on NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion. The debut album of duoW, her violin-cello duo with Arianna Warsaw-Fan, entitled Entendre, was released in August on the Sono Luminus label. Meta Weiss is a doctoral student at The Juilliard School and received a Sylff fellowship in 2011.