Today is Armenian-American Violinist Ida Kavafian’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Armenian-American violinist and pedagogue Ida Kavafian's birthday

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Today is Armenian-American violinist and pedagogue Ida Kavafian‘s birthday.

A student of Oscar Shumsky and Ivan Galamian, Ida currently serves distinguished teaching positions on faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School.

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

 

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

 

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