Conductor Arie Lipsky has
established himself as an exciting
conducting talent and is recognized for outstanding musical
extraordinary conducting ability, and skillful rehearsal technique. He
also highly praised for his creative programming in a variety
and informal concert settings. His versatility has been
demonstrated throughout the symphonic repertoire and his
with audiences has made him a concert favorite.
Arie Lipsky was born in Israel where he received extensive
training as a cellist and as a flutist. At the age of nine years he won
first of several prestigious musical competitions after which he began
appear in concert throughout Europe.
Maestro Lipsky subsequently began his serious study of
composition and conducting. His mentors include Semyon Bychkov, Yoel
Mazur in conducting, and Pablo Casals and Leonard Rose on cello.
Lipsky is the music director of the Ann Arbor (Michigan)
Symphony and the Ashland (Ohio) Orchestra. Recently, he was named
Guest Conductor of the Haifa Symphony in Israel. He also served a
Conductor and Principal Cellist of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
named the music director and conductor of the Clarence Summer Orchestra
Maestro Lipsky has conducted major orchestras in the United
States, Israel Canada and Russia. In July of 1995 he began an extensive
recording project of four new CDs in Lithuania that include all of the
overtures and concertos by Bruch and Sierra.
Arie Lipsky also remains active as a cellist and chamber
musician. In 1996 he became cellist with the New Arts Trio and is in
at Chautauqua Institution during the summer.