‘Tis The Season! Some of the brightest stars of the 2019 Summer Institute will be hitting the road for our annual Heifetz Holiday Homecoming Tour. Our all-star cast of Heifetz alumni includes prize-winning artists Angela Chan, Julia Angelov, and Kayleigh Kim, violins; violist Matthew Cohen, cellist Andres Sanchez, and pianist Zhenni Li. The tour will feature season favorites, glittering solo works, chamber music masterworks, […]
Heifetz On Tour makes its Durham debut with a program of timeless sonatas and concertos, dazzling showpieces, and a chamber masterwork.Tickets & Info
‘Tis The Season! Some of our brightest stars of the 2019 summer season will be back in the friendly confines of Francis Auditorium on the …Tickets & Info
‘Tis The Season! Join us Sunday afternoon, December 15th for the the Heifetz Institute’s annual Dorothy and Henry L. Rosenberg, Jr. “Holiday Homcoming” concert in …Tickets & Info
Click here for tickets! ‘Tis The Season! Join us Thursday, December 19th for the the Heifetz Institute’s annual “Holiday Homecoming” concert at the Kreeger Museum. Our all-star cast of …Tickets & Info
“A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!” – Pablo de Sarasate It takes a lot of practice, too, to make it into the Heifetz Institute, so perhaps that’s one of the reasons why Spanish composer and violin virtuoso Pablo De Sarasate’s music seems to […]
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Meet the dynamic faculty who will be leading Violin Studio I:
Elmar Oliveira is one of the most renowned artists in the world today. His numerous recordings cover a wide range of works from the Baroque period to the present. Mr. Oliveira is the only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at Moscow’s Tchaikovsky competition, and he also received the Avery Fisher Prize and First Prize at the Naumburg Competition. He's also the founder of The Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition.
Mark Kaplan is one of the foremost violinists of his generation. He has appeared as soloist with most major American and European orchestras, and appears with pianist Yael Weiss and cellist Peter Stumpf - also joining the Heifetz Faculty in 2020 - as the Weiss-Kaplan-Stumpf Trio, with recordings and concert tours worldwide. Formerly he performed and recorded extensively in the Golub-Kaplan-Carr trio, with cellist (and Heifetz faculty member) Colin Carr and the late pianist David Golub. Mr. Kaplan is Professor of Violin at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and is a graduate of Juilliard.
Ivan Chan is Associate Professor of chamber music, violin, and viola at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts. He is also on faculty at Music@Menlo, Mannes School of Music's New York String Orchestra Seminar, and Kent Blossom Music Festival. Previously, he was Artist-in-residence at the Hartt School, Hugh A.Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, Florida International University, and New World School of the Arts.
Francesca dePasquale is the First Prize winner of the 2010 Irving M. Klein International String Competition and recipient of the prestigious 2014-2016 career grant from the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts. She is a member of the violin faculty at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts, and Visiting Assistant Professor at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, as well as Assistant Violin faculty and Chamber Music faculty for the Juilliard School Pre-College Program.
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