AVI STEIN is Associate Organist and Chorusmaster at Trinity Wall Street, teaches at the Juilliard School and Yale University, and serves as artistic director of the Helicon Foundation. The New York Times described him as “a brilliant organ soloist” in his Carnegie Hall debut and he was featured in an Early Music America magazine article on the new generation of leaders in the field. He is an active continuo player appearing regularly with the Boston Early Music Festival, Quicksilver, the Clarion Music Society and Bach Vespers NYC. Mr. Stein directed the young artists’ program at the Carmel Bach Festival and has conducted a variety of ensembles including Opera Français de New York, OperaOmnia, Amherst Festival opera and the critically acclaimed 4×4 Festival. He studied at Indiana University, Eastman School of Music, University of Southern California and was a Fulbright scholar in Toulouse.