ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Violinist Zakhar Bron!

His famed students include Maxim Vengerov, Vadim Repin, Daniel Hope, Vadim Gluzman, Daishin Kashimoto, Mayuko Kamio, Soyoung Yoon, Sayaka Shoji and David Garrett

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Today is Russian violin pedagogue, Zakhar Bron’s 74th birthday!

Bron began his violin studies at Stolyarksy School in Odessa. He continued at the Gnessin Music College in Moscow and Moscow Conservatory.

Following his studies, he dedicated his career to performing and teaching. He was awarded the Verdienstkreuz am Bande der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Peoples Artist of Russia, and the La Orden Civil de Alfonso X el Sabio in Spain.

Widely regarded as one of the most influential violin teachers alive today, he currently teaches at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid and at the Zakhar Bron Academy in Interlaken. He gives masterclasses internationally in the USA, South America, Asia, and Europe and is on the jury of many prestigious international competitions.

He has previously served professorships at London’s Royal Academy of Music, Rotterdam Conservatory, Lübeck Academy of Music, the Cologne Musikhochschule, and the Reina Sofia School of Music, in Madrid.

 

ZAKHAR BRON | WIENIAWSKI | KUJAWIAK | PAOLO MANETTI & ORCHESTRA DA CAMERA DI RAVENNA | 2012