How do you make a name for yourself as a violinist, with a name that the world associates with another violinist?
In the early days of his career, this was an obvious question for violinist Daniel Heifetz, now 67. Though he publicly claimed no relation to Jascha Heifetz (whom he knew to be a distant cousin), Daniel Heifetz found himself associated with and compared to the famous violinist at every turn.
So begins the first of a three-part in-depth interview on the highly regarded website Violinist.com with Daniel Heifetz, the Founder & Artistic Director of the Institute that bears his name. Links to the the entire, fascinating story are below: