Cellist Warren Hagerty is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma Degree at the Juilliard School as a member of the Verona Quartet, which is the school’s Graduate Resident String Quartet. The quartet is mentored by the Juilliard Quartet, and also serve as their teaching assistants.
Warren has performed on four continents, in venues including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, London’s Wigmore Hall, and the Sydney Opera House. As a member of the Quartet, he has been awarded top prizes in many of the world’s foremost chamber music competitions, including the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, Concert Artists Guild’s Victor Elmaleh Competition, Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Chesakpeake International Chamber Music Competition, and Coleman National Chamber Music Competition.
The Verona Quartet was previously Graduate String Quartet in Residence at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where they studied with the Pacifica Quartet. Warren completed a Bachelor of Music Degree at the Jacobs school, where he studied with Eric Kim and Sharon Robinson. In December of 2010, he played two concerts in Carnegie Hall as principal cellist of the New York String Orchestra Seminar, under the baton of Jaime Laredo.
Warren plays on the "ex-Willeke" Nicolo Amati cello and a Hill & Sons bow, on generous loan from the Juilliard Rare Instrument Collection.