Barbara Stein Mallow is
recognized as a distinguished chamber musician, recitalist and solist.
A member of the renowned Fuchs family, daughter of the violist Lillian
Fuchs, and niece of violinist Joseph Fuchs, hers is a heritage of musical
excellence and the great tradition of chamber music. She shares this family
tradition now with her daughter, violist Jeanne Mallow. From her early
years she has been an accomplished pianist and was twice winner of the
New York Philharmonic Young Composers Award. Her composition studies were
with Bohuslav Martinu, Quincy Porter and Nadia Boulanger. She received
her Bachelors and Master Degrees at the Yale School of Music where she
studied with Luigi Silva; other teachers include Bernard Greenhouse and
Zara Belsova. She was a founding member of The Carnegie String Quartet
in residence at Brooklyn College and a member of the Chamber Arts Trio
with her twin sister violinist Carol Amado and pianist Albert Lotto. A
respected teacher of cello and chamber music, she has been a professor
at Bennington College and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens
College. She is currently on the faculty of Mannes College of Music. She
also teaches at the Perlman Music Program in Shelter Island, New York.
She serves as Vice President of the New York Violoncello Society. Ms.
Mallow's mother, Lillian Fuchs, was instrumental in re-establishing Kneisel
Hall with Marianne Kneisel in 1953. This season Barbara is celebrating
her golden anniversary at Kneisel Hall; she was a faculty child, a student
and is now a much loved and respected faculty member. Mrs. Mallow will
be at Kneisel Hall for the first four weeks of the season.