Tiffany Weiss is the upper half of 7th House Strings. Originally from Arizona, she graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Performance & Pedagogy, Music Education, and a Minor in Dance.
Recently, Tiffany has recorded with Grammy winning artists, played on national television, as well as performed with sought-after NYC groups such as Charlie Rosen’s 8-Bit Big Band, NYChillharmonic, Lotus Chamber Music Collective, and Little Kruta. Her previous work has included touring as a violinist for productions, judging young violinists in regional competitions, violin clinician work, and orchestral subbing. You can find her performing Female Powerhouse-themed Candlelight Concerts with Lotus Chamber Music Collective this fall in the city!
When she isn’t performing, she has her own violin students, teaches dance therapy, and also works in her family’s 3rd generation owned business.
Matthew Kolodzieski is the lower half and co-founder of 7th House Strings. He is a freelance cellist from New Jersey. He graduated from Mannes School of Music at The New School with his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Cello Performance.
Matthew has played on movie scores, studio sessions, solo with orchestra, as well as private events & corporate functions. He is often seen around Washington Square Park or near 14th Street in Manhattan busking, because he just loves to perform for anyone at any time!
When not involved in 7th House Strings, he is the orchestra director of a private school in Manhattan, and has his own private cello students.
Note of interest: Matthew is an avid participant in the New York City skateboarding scene!
photo credit: Tiffany Weiss