Welcome from the Honorary President and Patrons

“One of the main goals of an accomplished musician should be to encourage and support young talents. My life is dedicated fully to teaching young musicians. This is why I am so excited about this new school, which is going to enhance the opportunities in the sphere of music education in Switzerland.

Our goal is to nurture musicians who will shine at international festivals and competitions and will be welcome in the most prestigious conservatories and music schools around the world.

With my name and participation I am fully supporting the idea of the new school, because I believe that Switzerland needs such an institution and I am happy that from now on it will be possible for children to study at this high level not only in Vienna, London, New York or Moscow, but also in Zurich, which offers a fantastic environment for creative growth”.

Professor Zakhar Bron, Honorary President, August 2010.

“…By opening a branch of his school in Switzerland, Mr Bron will give our children a chance to study violin following the great tradition of Russian musical education. Just as one hundred years ago, when Leopold Auer brought the Russian Violin School from St Petersburg to North America, Zakhar Bron has come from Siberia to Europe and is now generously sharing the secrets of his teaching methods. It is therefore with great enthusiasm I support the opening the Zakhar Bron School of Music and I look forward to the horizons this new institution will bring to my country”.

Charles Dutoit, Patron, April 2011.

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Royal Philharmonic of London
Chief Conductor, Philadelphia Orchestra
Music Director Emeritus, NHK Symphony, Tokyo
Music Director, Verbier Festival Orchestra

„Professor Bron has brought up a whole generation of violinists. The list of soloists, orchestra concertmasters and professors who emerged from his studio and are now making music all over the world is endless. I am always very excited when Prof. Bron is introducing me to another of his talented students. This is why with great pleasure I support the Zakhar Bron School of Music in Zurich. Every possible effort to support this School is invaluable for the further development and promotion of the great violin talents of our time“.

Zubin Mehta, Patron, June 2011.

Honorary Conductor:
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Bavarian State Orchestra
Chief Conductor, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra