DONALD MAURICE, MNZM, PHD
Emeritus Professor | Performer | Teacher | Musicologist | Conductor
Violin, Viola, Viola d'amore
Donald Maurice has performed internationally for four decades as a solo violist and chamber musician and has given world premieres and New Zealand premieres of many works.
He has presented at twenty International Viola Congresses. He was awarded the Silver Alto Clef by the International Viola Society in 2000, was made an Honorary Life Member of the American Viola Society in 2007, and in 2009 he gave the William Primrose Memorial Concert in Utah.
He has performed for New Zealand diplomatic missions in Washington DC, New York, Ottawa, Berlin, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Warsaw. In 2014 he was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
LACRIMOSA DIES ILLA FILM
Released in 2021 to mark the 80th anniversary of the massacre, this film is about Boris Pigovat's "Holocaust Requiem" and the Babi Yar massacre on September 29-30, 1941.
Donald teaches less-advanced to professional musicians in violin, viola, viola d'amore, and chamber music. Find out more about Donald's teaching below.