Iris Jortner, cello

Iris Jortner, cello, born in Tel Aviv, Israel, studied with Uri Vardi, Paul Katz, Bernard Greenhouse, and Timothy Eddy, among others. She has participated in music festivals such as Verbier, Banff, Taos, Tanglewood, Dubrovnick, Kfar Blum, and Prussia Cove, and has collaborated with Itamar Golan, Yefim Bronfman, Michael Tree, and the Orion Quartet. Iris was a founding member of the Aviv Quartet between 1997-2002, with whom she performed in major venues in the USA, Europe, Israel, Australia, and China. She has recorded for the Naxos label.