Ronen Chamber Ensemble




 Ronen Chamber Ensemble

Ronen Chamber Ensemble
9351 N. Delaware
Indianapolis , IN 46240
(317) 846-9334

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David Bellman,
Co-Founder & Artistic Director
David holds the principal clarinetist "Robert H. Mohlman Chair" with the Indianapolis Symphony orchestra. He studied at the Eastman School of Music with D. Stanley Hasty, former principal clarinet of several American orchestras, including Indianapolis, and at Northwestern University with Larry Combs of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Before coming to the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in 1981, Bellman was principal clarinet of the Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra. David was a participant in the Marlboro Festival during the summers of 1984 and 1985 and he has appeared as a soloist on numerous occasions with the Indianapolis Symphony. David is an adjunct instructor of clarinet at the University of Indianapolis. He has also served on the faculties at Indiana University, DePauw University and Ball State University.

Ingrid Fischer-Bellman,
Co-Founder & Artistic Director
Ingrid Fischer-Bellman was born in Bucharest, Romania, and received her advanced musical training at Tel-Aviv University Music Academy and Indiana University School of Music. Her major teachers have included Janos Starker, Paul Tortelier, Uzi Wiesel and Samuel Shore. Before joining the cello section of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in 1978, she played with the Jeunesse Musicale International Orchestra, the Holon Chamber Orchestra and the Tel-Aviv Academy Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Fischer Bellman is also quite active in community outreach. She is an Artists In Schools instructor in the ISO's School Partnership Program. She has appeared as soloist with the Jerusalem Radio Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis and the Carmel Symphony.

Gregory Martin,
Artistic Director
Pianist Gregory Martin has been featured throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan as both a soloist and chamber musician, and has been a prizewinner in various international competitions. Recent performances have included engagements at Carnegie Recital Hall; collaborations with members of the Chicago, Indianapolis, and Dresden Symphonies; and the premieres of unpublished compositions by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gerald Finzi. He has lectured at the University of Berlin, the Grieg Academy (Norway), and Oxford University, and is Head of Academics at the Cornish-American Song Institute, (England). Recent publications are articles on Vaughan Williams and J.R.R. Tolkien, with forthcoming essays on Grieg, Schumann, and Brahms. Martin Studied at Indiana University, the University of Cincinnati, and Worcester College, Oxford, and is adjunct piano instructor and staff accompanist with the Music School at the University of Indianapolis. He is also active as a composer, and is married to clarinetist Christina Martin.


David, Ingrid and Gregory

Joining the ensemble this season.
Rebecca Arrensen, Flute
Jack Brennan, Percussion
Chih-Yi Chen, Piano
Mike Chen, Viola
Jennifer Christen, Oboe
Robert Danforth, Horn
Braham Dembar, Percussion
Eric Edberg, Cello
Kerry Jennings, Tenor
Ju-Fang Liu, Double Bass
Charles Morey, Violin
Jayna Park, Violin
Tamara Thweatt, Flute
John Traill, Conductor
Julie Beckel Yager, Horn
Oleksiy Zakharov, Bassoon


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