Andrew Borkowski


Cellist Andrew Borkowski performs regularly as soloist/chamber musician and with orchestras throughout New York City, as well as the Western New York area. He has participated in master classes with world-renowned cellists including Eric Bartlett, Fred Sherry, and Chris Finckel, and has studied extensively with such artists as Benjamin Karp, Jonathan Golove, Stephen Harrison, and Marcy Rosen. In 2008 he was the winner of the UB Symphony Orchestra Concerto competition, and has recently appeared with such prestigious groups as the Argento Chamber Players, pioneering exciting new works from composers like Todd Machover and Eric Lindsey. He appeared in the 2013 NYC ElectroAcoustic Music Festival, performing pieces for solo cello and electronics, and collaborated with some of today’s leading composers of electro-acoustic music. He also appears regularly with Manhattan Symphonie, among other orchestras, and has performed extensively in New York City’s premier concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher, Symphony Space, and Barge Music. He holds a B.A. in Cello Performance from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and an M.A. in performance from the Copland School of Music at Queens College.