Violinist James Ehnes to Join London’s Royal Academy of Music Faculty

London’s Royal Academy of Music has announced the appointment of violinist James Ehnes to the role of 'Visiting Professor of Violin'

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London’s Royal Academy of Music has announced the appointment of violinist James Ehnes to the role of ‘Visiting Professor of Violin’ – effective from the 15th June 2017.

‘James has become a much-valued friend to the Strings Department over recent years …’ Academy Head of Strings Jo Cole has said.

“I am thrilled that this warm relationship can be recognised with a title, and look forward to continued years of hugely enjoyable and rewarding meetings and classes … ” she has said.

James joins a number of leading visiting professors appointed by the Academy – including Steven Isserlis, John Adams, Christian Thielemann and Mark Elder.

His first official role with the school will be a public masterclass with students on the 15th June – which will be broadcast live on the Academy’s Facebook page.

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