Donald Weilerstein (born 1940) is an American violinist and pedagogue. In 1969, he founded the Cleveland Quartet, becoming its first violinist, a position he held until 1989. Since 2004, he is the Dorothy Richard Starling Chair in Violin Studies at New England Conservatory and since 2001, he is a faculty member at the Juilliard School. His students have won first prize in the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition and first prize in the Indianapolis International Violin Competition. In addition, he is a member of the Weilerstein Trio with his daughter, Alisa Weilerstein, and wife, Vivian Hornik Weilerstein. Weilerstein is a fellow of the Music Academy of the West
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