Jude Ziliak is a violinist specialized in historical performance practices. He is a member of the American Bach Soloists, Sonnambula, and the Clarion Music Society. He has also performed with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants at the Festival dans les Jardins de William Christie, and with the Four Nations Ensemble, Musica Angelica,Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Blue Hill Bach, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Concert Royal. Mr. Ziliak studied the modern violin with Bayla Keyes at Boston University, Dona Lee Croft at the Royal College of Music, and Kenneth Goldsmith at Rice University. He subsequently studied baroque violin at The Juilliard School, where his teachers were Monica Huggett and Cynthia Roberts. He was an inaugural recipient of the English Concert American Fellowship. He can be heard on record on the Centaur, VIA, Naxos, and American Bach Soloists labels. Raised in Sewanee, Tennessee, Ziliak resides in New York City, where he teaches at the Special Music School, New York’s public school for musically gifted children.