Born in 1963 in New York City and raised in New Jersey, Mr. Fleischman was awarded a Naumberg Scholarship to the Juilliard School at the age of 16, eventually receiving the Pre-College Diploma, as well as the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in four years. At Juilliard he studied with William Lincer, eventually becoming his teaching assistant. Further studies were with Joseph De Pasquale and Felix Galimir at the Curtis Institute of Music. He studied conducting with Max Rudolf in Philadelphia, and with Sergiu Celibidache in Germany; and composition with Vincent Persichetti in New York. BACK TO "ABOUT"