ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Ida Kavafian!

Her famed students include VC Artists Josef Špaček, Nikki & Timothy Chooi, Benjamin Beilman, Tessa Lark and Yu-Chien Benny Tseng

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Today is violinist and violist Ida Kavafian's birthday.

A student of Oscar Shumsky and Ivan Galamian, Ida serves distinguished teaching positions on faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music and Bard College Conservatory of Music.

 

IDA KAVAFIAN, PINCHAS ZUKERMAN, CYNTHIA PHELPS, PAUL NEUBAUER & GARY HOFFMAN | BRAHMS STRING QUINTET OP. 111 | 1ST MVT | 1997