Violist David Goldblatt is a graduate of the Juilliard School, where he received both his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees. His teachers have included James Dunham, Lillian Fuchs, William Lincer and chamber music coaches from the Guarneri, Juilliard, Sequoia and American string quartets. David has been a member of La Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia (Spain) and was the assistant principal violist of L'Orchestra Sinfonica DellEmilia Romagna (Italy) during the 1987 Toscanini International Conducting Competition. In New York, he performed with the New Jersey Symphony and the New York City Ballet Orchestra. Formerly the principal violist of the Hamilton Philharmonic, David joined the NAC Orchestra in 1996 as assistant principal viola.
Edvard Skerjanc started violin studies at age six, in Zagreb, Croatia, with Renata Senecic. He completed his violin studies at the Zagreb Academy with professor Martin Baric and later in Russia with Isaac Reider. In 1982, Mr. Skerjanc came to the United States to study with Leopold La Fosse. After playing in the "I Musici de Montreal" for several seasons, he became a member of the National Arts Centre Orchestra in 1995. Throughout his career, Mr. Skerjanc has been interested in chamber music and has played in various chamber ensembles and made several recordings.