VERY SAD NEWS | Menuhin School & Competition Co-Founder Robert Masters has Died – Aged 97

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Robert Masters, the co-founder alongside Yehudi Menuhin of the Menuhin School, in Great Britain and the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition, had died in Sydney – aged 97.

Mr Masters held a coveted Professorship at London’s Royal Academy of Music – and served as Director of Music of the Menuhin School from 1969 – 1981.

Here, Menuhin Competition Artist Director, Gordon Back discusses with VC, Mr Masters’ revolutionary competition jury scoring system.

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GORDON BACK | ARTISTIC DIRECTOR | 2014 MENUHIN COMPETITION | JURY SCORING SYSTEM

Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.

 Source: Slipped Disc  

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