Zakhar Bron

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Zakhar Bron
Native name Заха́р Ну́химович Брон
Born (1947-12-17) 17 December 1947 (age 67)
Oral, Kazakhstan
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Violinist
Instruments Violin
Website www.zakharbron.com

Zakhar Bron (Russian: Заха́р Ну́химович Брон [zɐxˈar nuˈximɔwitʃ ˈbrɔn];[1] born 17 December 1947, in Oral, Kazakhstan) is a Russian violinist and violin pedagogue of Jewish descent. He is considered one of the best.[2]

His students have included Vadim Repin,[3][4] Gwendolyn Masin, Daniel Hope, Maxim Vengerov,[5] Vadim Gluzman, Igor Malinovsky, Denis Goldfeld, Daishin Kashimoto, Tamaki Kawakubo, Mayuko Kamio, Mayu Kishima, Christoph Seybold,[6] Sayaka Shoji and Nikolai Madoyev.

Before he was well-known, he taught privately in Novosibirsk. Since then, he has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London,[7] the Conservatory of Rotterdam, the Musikhochschule Lübeck and the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid. In 1997, he took up a position at the Cologne Musikhochschule.

Bibliography[edit]

  • The Way They Play. (by Samuel Applebaum and Mark Zilberquit) Book 14. Paganinia Publication Inc., 1986, pp. 65–114

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zakhar Bron pronounced in Russian
  2. ^ "Being educated by the phenomenal Zakhar Bron is equivalent to winning the lottery", Daniel Hope: Wann darf ich klatschen, 2009, p 148
  3. ^ All Things Strings: Cover Story
  4. ^ Inaugural Concert Announced
  5. ^ Kennedy Center: Biographical information for Maxim Vengerov
  6. ^ Christoph Seybold, Biography
  7. ^ Unknown author. "Zakhar Bron". Poland: Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society of Poznan. Retrieved 25 August 2011. 

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