Rami Solomonow is a graduate of the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel-Aviv, Israel, where he studied with Oedoen Partos. He was a member of the Israel Chamber ORchestra until 1972 and received prizes in chamber music from the American-Israel Foundation. Mr. Solomonow moved to the U.S. in 1973 where he studied with Shmuel Ashkenasi and served as principal violist for the Lyric Opera of Chicago from 1974 to 1995.
In 1995, Mr. Solomonow became a member of the Chicago Chamber Musicians, and from 1995-2004 he was the violist of the Chicago String Quartet, the resident quartet of The Chicago Chamber Musicians and the Tao Music Festival.
Mr. Solomonow has been a faculty member at DePaul University since 1981. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in numerous festivals in the U.S. and abroad in Israel, Japan, and South America. Mr. Solomonow has performed on live broadcasts on WFMT, WQXR and NPR, and he has been a guest violist with many string quartets. He has recorded with the Vermeer Quartet, The Chicago Chamber Musicians, the Chicago String Quartet and with the DePaul University Wind Ensemble as a soloist.