The Heimat Quartet was founded during the fall of 2014 in Boston, MA. All avid chamber musicians, each player brings a wide array of experience and renewed energy to both the music and the group.
Notable engagements have included performances and master classes at The College of New Jersey, Mercer College, Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dickinson College, and participation in the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar. The Heimat Quartet were the 2016 featured young artists for the 34th season of Music From The Western Reserve. In addition to performing, many of the members held teaching positions in the greater Cleveland area where they were also the String Quartet-in-Residence at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio (2015-2017).
In 2015, the quartet was selected as the graduate String Quartet-in-Residence at Kent State University where they recently completed their studies with the Miami String Quartet.
This past summer the quartet participated in the Mimir Chamber Music Festival held annually in Fort Worth, TX. In addition, they held the fellowship quartet position at Interlochen Center for the Arts as faculty at the Advanced String Quartet Seminar during the 2017 summer sessions.
In September the quartet spent two weeks in Hamburg, Germany at the International Mendelssohn Festival as one of the selected ensembles for this year’s festival. In October they participated in masterclasses with the Dover String Quartet at the Lunenberg Academy of Music in Nova Scotia. This was followed by more performances and a residency at The International Music Festival of Esmeraldas held at Casa de la Musica in Quito, Ecuador.
The quartet is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma as the graduate String Quartet-in-Residence at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University under the tutelage of the Shanghai Quartet.