A native of Cape Town, South Africa, Sarita Uranovsky began playing the violin at age 7. She holds Bachelor of Music (with Honors) and Master of Music (with Distinction) degrees from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama(RSAMD), and an Artist Diploma from Boston University. Her major teachers include Simon Fischer and Bayla Keyes. Ms. Uranovsky performed in masterclasses for Pinchas Zuckerman, Aaron Rosand, Sylvia Rosenberg, William Preucil, Joseph Silverstein and Leon Spierer, among others.
Since her concert debut at the age of 15, she has appeared as soloist and in recital on both native and international stages with the Boston University, Cape Town, Richmondshire, University of Miami and RSAMD Symphony orchestras as well as the Cape Town Baroque Ensemble, among others. She has been concertmaster of the Geminiani de Fallonica (Italy), Boston University, University of Miami and RSAMD Symphony orchestras and Assistant Concertmaster of the Cape Symphony Orchestra.Ms. Uranovsky is a founding member and violinist of Boston’s music ensemble MONTAGE Music Society.
Ms. Uranovsky can be heard on MONTAGE Music Society’s “Starry Night Project” released on MSR Classics. She has recorded and broadcasted for both the BBC and South African Broadcasting Corporation. She performed regularly for Sir Yehudi Menuhin’s “Live Music Now!” Scheme while in the United Kingdom and appeared as first violinist of the RSAMD Quartet in concert for HRH Prince Charles, HRH Princess Anne and at the church of St.-Martin-in-the-Fields.
She was the recipient of numerous awards from South Africaincluding the Ellie Marx Memorial and Du Toit van Tonder scholarships and was silver medalist and University of Natal Prize Winner at the SASOL Music Competition in 1995. In 1998, she was awarded an Audrey Macklin Bursary from the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music and won the prestigious Governors Recital Prize at the RSAMD and the Ian D. Watt and Dunbar Gerber Prizes for violin and piano duo.
An avid teacher, Ms. Uranovsky currently teaches on the applied music faculty at Tufts University, at the MIT Emerson Scholarship Program, and maintains a private teaching studio. She can be heard performing regularly in groups around Boston including Boston Philharmonic, Boston Musica Viva, the Cantata Singers, Boston Modern Orchestra Project and the Boston Pops.