A member of the Sarasota Music Festival faculty since 1986
An internationally known soloist, Neidich is also a member of the New York Woodwind Quintet and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. He has been a faculty member at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, the Juilliard School of Music, and the Manhattan School of Music. He claimed first prize in the 1985 Naumburg and 1982 Munich International Competitions. He was also the first American to receive a Fulbright Grant to study in the former Soviet Union. His recordings can be found on the Sony Classical, Sony Vivarte, and Deutsche G. Neidich was student at the Sarasota Music Festival in 1974 and 1975.