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Salvatore Accardo


Leopold Auer


Anton Barachovsky


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Martin Beaver


©Photo by Mark Sink


Joshua Bell

Pearls Before Breakfast
By Gene Weingarten
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, April 8, 2007
 Page W10


©Photo by David Woolfall
Nicola Benedetti


Mikhaïl Bezverkhny


Emmanuelle Boisvert


Photo courtesy of John Maltese
Eddy Brown
(1895-1974)
Around the time of his London debut
Pupil of Leopold Auer

Tchaikovsky Finale from Violin Concerto

Turkey in the Straw

Interview


Adolf Busch
1891-1952


Alexis Cárdenas


©Photo by J. Henry Fair
Corey Cerovsek


©Photo by Charles Abbott
Sarah Chang age 6


Sarah Chang


©Photo by Nancy Ellison
Chee-Yun


Kyung-Wha Chung


Alexandre Da Costa



Photo by Lois Siegel


Photo by Lois Siegel
Jonathan Crow


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Andrew Dawes


James Ehnes


Lance Elbeck


Misha Elman



Age 8

 
Age 25
George Enescu
1881-1955


Lorand Fenyves


Joan Field
(1915-1988)


Julia Fischer

        
                 Carl Flesch                             Age 6                


Jorja Fleezanis


Eugene Fodor


Zino Francescatti
1902-1991


Pamela Frank


Miriam Fried


Erick Friedman



Erick Friedman with his first teacher
 Samuel Applebaum


Friedman and Stern


Friedman, Heifetz and Sir Malcolm
Sargent,
Recording the Bach “Double Concerto”
 
RCA, 1960

Bach Double Concerto 2nd Movement
Master Classes at the University of Southern California


Photo courtesy of Peter Schaaf
Ivan Galamian

1903-1981


Louis Gesensway
1906-1976


Ivry Gitlis

 

David Greenberg
  Baroque Violinist

 
©Photo by Lois Siegel
Cape Breton Fiddler


Ilya Grubert


Arthur Grumiaux

1921- 1986


©Photo by Lois Siegel
 Ida Haendel


©Photo by Janusz Kawa
Hilary Hahn


Joseph Hassid

1923-1950


Jascha Heifetz
with the Berlin Philharmonic, 1932
Alfred Eisenstaetd/Life Magazine
1901-1987


Photo by George Hurrell
1937

A Glimpse Into 'Dawn' Of Recorded Music
Heifetz at 11

Jascha Heifetz chose each of the strings he put on his Guarneri del Gesu very carefully:
 a silverwound tricolore gut G, plain gut varnished D and A, and a Goldbrokat steel E.


Philipp Hirschhorn


Sirena Huang


Bronislaw Huberman

©Photo by Lois Siegel
Kikuei Ikeda, Tokyo String Quartet

Yossif Ivanov

Joseph Joachim


Leila Josefowicz


Ilya Kaler


©
Photo by Christian Steiner
Juliette Kang


Mark Kaplan


Nigel Kennedy


Leonid Kogan


©Photo by Alvaro Yanez
Laurent Korcia


Photo by Adrian Siegel

Fritz Kreisler in rehearsal
with Eugene Ormandy
 and the Philadelphia Orchestra
Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 1943
Fritz Kreisler
1875-1962


Gidon Kremer


Jan Kubelik
1880-1940


Jaime Laredo


Yura Lee


©Photo by Lois Siegel
 Oslo
April, 2010
Norwegian Academy of Music
Kerson Q Xun Leong, Canada, is the
Junior 1st Prize Winner of the Menuhin Competition 2010
The Leading International Competition for Young Violinists
J. S. Bach, Grieg, Brahms, Bull, Dvorak and Sarasate
YouTube


Cho-Liang Lin


Sergiu Luca


Cora Venus Lunny


Nicholas Mann


Robert Mann


Andrew Manze


Alexander Markov


Yehudi Menuhin
1916-1999


© Photo by Charles Abbott

 
Midori


Stefan Milenkovich


Nathan Milstein
1903-1992


Shlomo Mintz


Erica Morini

1904-1995


Viktoria Mullova


Tai Murray


Anne-Sophie Mutter


Anne Akiko Myers


Photo by Stanislaus Walery
Wilhelmina Norman-Neruda
 also known as
Lady Hallé
1839-1911


Ginette Neveu

1919-1949


Takako Nishizaki
The first student to complete
 the Suzuki course


David Oistrakh
1908-1974


Elmar Oliveira


Niccolò Paganini

1782-1840



Kathleen Parlow
1890-1963




Itzhak Perlman

13 years old Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Master Class
YouTube


Louis Persinger
1887-1966


Johanna Pichlmair
 Violin


Michael Rabin
1936-1972

 


Vadim Repin


Ruggiero Ricci


Aaron Rosand


©Photo by John Seyfried
courtesy of
Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Julia Sakharova




©Photo by Charles Abbott
Nadia with Dorothy DeLay, 1981


Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg


Pablo de Sarasate

1844-1908


Alexander Schneider
1908-1993


Erik Schumann


Berl Senofsky
1926-2002

In 1955, Berl Senofsky became the first
 and only American violinist to win the prestigious
 Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition


Gil Shaham


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Calvin Sieb

1925 - 2007


Dmitry Sitkovetsky


Vladimir Spivakov


Steven Staryk


©Photo by Lois Siegel

Library and Archives Canada, 2009


The Staryk Anthology


Isaac Stern
1920-2001


©Photo by Jim Allen
Lara St. John


Akiko Suwanai


©Photo by
Allen J. Winigrad
Henryk Szeryng
1918-1988



Christian Tetzlaff

Jacques Thibaud
1880 - 1953

Uto Ughi


Vanessa-Mae


Lenore Vardi

Maxim Vengerov

Master Classes
YouTube 1

YouTube 2
YouTube 3
YouTube4

Eugene Ysaÿe
1858-1931

Thomas Zehetmair

Efrem Zimbalist

1889-1985

©Photo by Fred Cattroll
Pinchas Zukerman


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Pinchas Zukerman
Music Director, National Arts Centre Orchestra

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