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 Nelsova. 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.