SAD NEWS | Baroque Violinist Jaap Schröder Has Died - Aged 94 [RIP]

Dutch violinist and conductor Jaap Schröder has passed away - aged 94

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Dutch violinist and conductor Jaap Schröder has passed away - aged 94.

Mr Schröder served as longtime Music Director and Concertmaster of the Academy of Ancient Music, in London - and the Smithsonian Chamber Players, in Washington D.C.

He was a founding member of the the Quartetto Esterhazy, Smithson String Quartet and the Skálholt Quartet - and held teaching positions on faculty at Yale University, the Peabody Conservatory and the Banff School of the Arts.

Our condolences are with Mr. Schröder's family, friends, students and colleagues.