被赞誉为“专业的，温暖的，感人的，平衡和谐的，最好的传统室内乐演奏风格” (Sulzbach-Rosenberg, 德国), 小提琴家 艾立克-布劳德在大西洋两岸经常参与系列音乐会和音乐节的演奏。作为独奏演奏家，他出现在曼谷交响乐团，以色列交响乐团，（苏联）别尔哥德罗交响乐团，（保加利亚）室内交响乐团，和很多节日交响乐团，包括，（瑞士）国际大师演奏团，（瑞士）耶胡迪-梅纽因节日交响乐团，和最近的俄罗斯贝罗的明斯克交响乐团，等。节日室内乐方面有，加州的“门罗音乐”，（法国）节日之弧，（法国）撒瓦乐团，（德国）舒尔茨巴赫堡音乐节，（法国）国际音乐节，（美国佛蒙特州）肯灵顿室内音乐节。他还出品有《门罗音乐》，《Talent Cassics》，《Le Chant de Linos》等录音。
Praised for "sophisticated, warm intensity, radiant timbre and well-balanced, harmonious performance style in the best chamber music tradition," (Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany), violinist Arik Braude performs regularly in concert series and festivals on both sides of the Atlantic. As a soloist he has appeared with the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, the Israeli Sinfonietta, the Belgorod Symphony Orchestra (Russia), the Antwerp Chamber Orchestra (Belgium), and numerous festival orchestras, including the International Master Players (Switzerland), the Yehudi Menuhin Festival Orchestra (Switzerland), and most recently, the Minsk Orchestra of Belo Russia (Fetes musicales de Savoie, France). Chamber music festival appearances include Music@Menlo (CA), Festival des Arcs (France), Fetes musicales de Savoie (France), Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival (Germany), Musicales Internationales (France), and the Killington Chamber Music Festival (VT). He has recorded for Music@Menlo, Talent Cassics and Le Chant de Linos labels.
Mr. Braude was featured in the February 2010 issue of the Strad Magazine, in an interview about his teaching. Along with his wife Sophie Arbuckle, and in collaboration with French harpsichordist, Georges Kiss, Mr. Braude founded Jeunes Virtuoses de New York in 2008. He also teaches at the Aaron Copland Conservatory of Music at Queens College (CUNY) and the Mannes College of Music preparatory division. He is a member of the artist-faculty of the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont. He has directed the Young Artist program at the Music@Menlo festival (CA), has served as guest violin professor at the Festival des Arcs (France), and has been a member of the artist-faculty of the Killington music festival (VT) and the Interharmony Music Festival (Germany). He has given master classes in France, Germany, England and in the US.
Mr. Braude’s students have appeared as soloists with the New York Philharmonic and other orchrstras in the US, France and Germany. They have been given opportunities to collaborate with some of the leading chamber musicians in New York City. They have won numerous competitions, includingFrom the Top and the LISMA International Music Competition. Mr. Braude’s students have successfully served as concertmasters of most of the major youth orchestras in New York, including the New York Youth Symphony, and have soloed with most of them.
Mr. Braude began his violin studies in a special music school in Kazan (Russia) with his father Nathan V. Braude, a student of the legendary Abram Yampolsky. He continued his studies in Israel with David Oistrach's assistant, Piotr Bondorenko, and Felix Andrievsky, and later in Hanover (Germany) with Jens Ellermann, in London with Ifrah Neeman, and in New York with Sally Thomas. He has performed in master classes for Isaac Stern and Alexander Schneider at the Jerusalem Music Center (Israel), and Ruggiero Ricci at the Yehudi Menuhin International Music Festival in Gstaad (Switzerland).
Mr. Braude plays a Genarro Gagliano violin made in 1756
"...Arik Braude played with a radiant timbre, constantly engaging...seldom does one hear Mozart's Kegelstalt Trio played so beautifully."
Anselm Stieber Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany
"...With a thoroughly infectious joy in playing, Arik Braude put virtuosity and sensitivity at the service of this very beautiful work [Mozart violin & piano sonata], getting the concert off to the finest possible start."
Grand Anecy, France
"...powerful and expressive performance, with phrasing that demanded the audiences' attention."
Meriden Journal, Connecticut