Zakhar Bron

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Zakhar Bron
Заха́р Ну́химович Брон
БРОН Захар Нухимович.jpg
Background information
Born (1947-12-17) 17 December 1947 (age 73)
Oral, Kazakhstan

Zakhar Bron (Russian: Заха́р Ну́химович Брон [zɐxˈar nʊˈximəvʲitɕ ˈbron];[1] born 17 December 1947, in Oral, Kazakhstan) is a Russian violinist and violin pedagogue of Jewish descent.[2]

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

Bron studied with Boris Goldstein.[7] Before he was well-known, he taught privately in Novosibirsk. Since then, he has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London,[8] the Conservatory of Rotterdam, the Musikhochschule Lübeck and the Reina Sofía School of Music in Madrid. In 1997, he took up a position at the Cologne Musikhochschule.


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


  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 Archived 2005-12-02 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Inaugural Concert Announced Archived 2005-11-21 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Kennedy Center: Biographical information for Maxim Vengerov
  6. ^ Christoph Seybold, Biography
  7. ^ Lebrecht, Norman (2018-06-23). "You vote for my pupil, I'll vote for yours – the truth about music competitions". The Spectator. Archived from the original on 2018-06-23. Retrieved 2018-06-23.
  8. ^ Unknown author. "Zakhar Bron". Poland: Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society of Poznan. Retrieved 25 August 2011.

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