Dr. Maurice Sklar was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to a Russian-Jewish family with a rich musical heritage. At age 4, he began playing the violin. He won numerous awards from the age of 9 and left home to study violin with Fredell Lack in Houston, Texas when he was only 13.
Dr. Sklar was artist in residence and professor of violin at Oral Roberts University for more than 13 years. He has served as associate concertmaster of the Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra and has been awarded a Doctorate of Ministry.
He has appeared as soloist with many orchestras, and he continues to perform concerts across the country and abroad.
To learn more about Maurice Sklar, please visit www.mauricesklar.com.
Sar Shalom is located at 1211 East Sublett Road in Arlington, Texas and is lead by Rabbi, Dr. Jeffrey Seif.