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