Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra

Kenneth Law


Kenneth Law enjoys a diverse career as performer, teacher and author. He is a member of the Fairfax (VA) Symphony Orchestra, Ritz Chamber Players (Jacksonville, FL), and Ensemble Argos. In addition to performances abroad as soloist and recitalist, his chamber music performances include appearances at the Washington (DC) Performing Arts Club and German Embassy, the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jazz at Lincoln Center Concert Series, and Alice Tully Hall in New York City. Mr. Law has also performed in England, France, Scotland, Panama and Puerto Rico as a member of the Converse Trio. He has collaborated with such artists as Earl Carlyss (Juilliard String Quartet), Michael Tree (Guarneri Quartet), Ying String Quartet, Norman Carroll (concertmaster emeritus, Philadelphia Orchestra) and violinist Diane Monroe, and has recorded orchestral and chamber music for Albany Records, and the New Albion and Telarc labels. A recipient of the 2010 South Carolina ASTA Studio Teacher of the Year Award, Mr. Law’s students have been accepted to the Peabody and Oberlin Conservatories, Cleveland Institute of Music, Indiana University (Bloomington), Florida State University, Cincinnati College-Conservatory, Catholic University, University of South Carolina, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and other respected schools of music throughout the southeast. His degrees and diplomas are from the Eastman School of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, Peabody Conservatory, and The Juilliard School. During the summer, Mr. Law has served on the cello faculty of the Summit Music Festival, Vienna (VA) Summer Strings, and Five Seasons Chamber Music Festival, and currently serves on the faculty of the Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary in Wilkes-Barre, PA and CelloSpeak in Bryn Mawr, PA. He also serves on the Artistic Planning Committee for the Gateways Music Festival, and Director of Chamber Music for the Colour of Music Festival in Charleston, SC in 2014.