VC Artist Stefan Jackiw Appointed to Mannes School of Music Faculty

At Mannes, Jackiw will serve on the major lesson faculty in the String Department and will coach chamber ensembles

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VC Artist Stefan Jackiw has been appointed to the Mannes School of Music teaching faculty, in New York City.

He has made recent solo debuts with the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, etc.

"We are inspired by Stefan’s artistry and abiding interest in education and mentorship," said Richard Kessler, Executive Dean College of Performing Arts. "We also happen to think he’s a fine person and have no doubt that Stefan will enrich the Mannes and entire College of Performing Arts community as his work as a faculty member evolves and grows."

"I am honored to join the world-class artists on the faculty of Mannes School of Music," Jackiw told The Violin Channel.

"Over the past decade, masterclasses, coaching, and private teaching have grown to become integral to my work as a performer, giving me opportunities to reflect, share knowledge, and develop my own philosophy on music.

"I was fortunate to study with outstanding teachers throughout my career, and today, I love working with exceptional young violinists as they prepare for their careers in music.

"I have long admired Mannes for the thoughtfulness and individuality that they encourage in their students, and I’m thrilled for this new opportunity to expand my pedagogy alongside my work on the stage."