Tai Murray


Tai Murray, acclaimed violinist hailed as “superb” by The New York Times, embodies the musical voice of her generation. Recognized for her technical prowess and vivacious style, Murray captivates audiences with her elegance and effortless phrasing. Winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and named a BBC New Generation Artist, she has graced prestigious stages worldwide, performing with leading ensembles including the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Royal Liverpool Symphony Orchestra.

As a dedicated advocate of contemporary works, Murray premiered Malcolm Hayes’ violin concerto at the BBC PROMS. Her recitals have taken her to major cities across the globe, from Berlin to New York’s Carnegie Hall. Her critically acclaimed recordings, including Ysaye’s sonatas and works by American composers, highlight her versatility and artistry.

Murray’s musical lineage, influenced by Yuval Yaron and Franco Gulli, is evident in her sophisticated bowing and choice of vibrato. Currently serving as Assistant Professor of violin at the Yale School of Music, she imparts her expertise to the next generation of musicians. With a violin crafted by Tomaso Balestrieri, Murray continues to enrich the world of classical music with her profound talent and passion.

Tai Murray Sponsor ConsortiumMajor Sponsors: Lauren Smith and Sandra & Claude ReitelmanAdditional Supporters: Yuki Mack, Linda Permut, Marci Shulman, Dwight Smith, Debbie Stein, Debby Tucker