Committed to passing on his passion for music and sharing his research, Tomás Cotik regularly provides masterclasses, lectures, and presentations worldwide. Past residencies include the Round Top Music Festival, the Miami Classical Music Festival, Ithaca College, California State University Northridge, West Virginia University, California State University, Fresno, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the University of New Mexico, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Louisiana State University, the University of Akron School of Music, Michigan State University, the University of Texas at San Antonio, Longwood University, and Jerusalem University Har Hazofim, among hundreds of others institutions of higher education, music festivals, and high schools. Dr. Cotik also regularly presents at international conferences such as TMEA, the College Music Society, and the American String Teachers Association.
Tomas has helped me begin to understand how my whole body affects my sound. He’s taught me that I am my own teacher and that practicing is a process of exploration and discovery.