French-born violist Aurelien Fort Pederzoli is a graduate of the Paris Conservatory, where he studied with world-renowned teacher Jean Lenert. He then attended the Bern Hochschule, Switzerland, where he was in the master class of Prof. Monika Urbaniak and received Prof.Igor Ozim.
In 2002, he was invited to study in Chicago with Shmuel Ashkenasi. He was also lucky enough to learn from Veda Reynolds, in Paris, during the last two years of her life.
In 2008, Aurelien founded the Anaphora Ensemble, a chamber music ensemble, which appeared frequently on national radio and performed in eclectic places, from the green mill to symphony hall . From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Pederzoli was first violinist of the Corky Siegel Chamber Blues band and toured nationally and internationally with them.
From 2009 until 2014, Aurelien was one of the violinists, and founding member, of the Spektral Quartet, in residence at the University of Chicago.
Aurelien Pederzoli studied viola with Frank Babbitt.