Traditions – Zakhar Bron School of Music

PRESERVING TRADITIONS

Our school continues the rich traditions of the Russian violin school, to whose most renowned performers and teachers Professor Zakhar Bron belongs without any doubt

Leopold Auer

Auer made a huge impact on the development of the Russian violin culture. The high level of artistry of his students is amazing and so is their variety of styles

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Pyotr Stolyarsky

Pyotr Stolyarsky was a teacher not only by profession, but by calling. His impact on music education for children and his dedication to his students had no boundaries

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David and Igor Oistrakh

David Oistrakh is considered to be one of the greatest violinists of his time and the most characteristic representative of the Russian violion school

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Zakhar Bron

More than one hundred students of Professor Zakhar Bron have earned prizes at international competitions. Among them: Maxim Vengerov, Vadim Repin etc

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STUDENTS OF ZAKHAR BRON

During his amazing career Professor Zakhar Bron taught to play violin more than one hundred students. His most famous students are listed below:

Keisuke Okazaki

2nd Concertmaster of the Zurich Opera Orchestra, winner of the Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists.

Latica Honda-Rosenberg

Professor of the Berlin University of the Arts, prize winner of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Tokyo Violin Competition and Tchaikovsky International Competition.

Karina Kuzumi

1st Concertmaster in the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, and prize winner of the Joseph Szigeti International Music Competition.

Vera Martinez Mehner

1st violin of the Casals String Quartet, winner of the International Violin Competition in Kloster Schontal, Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists, London International String Quartet Competition, Johannes Brahms International Competition, Prize of City of Barcelona for Casals Quartet and National Music Award.

Daishin Kashimoto

1st Concertmaster in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, winner of the Menuhin International Violin Competition, International Kulenkampff Violin Competition, Davidoff Prize, International Fritz Kreisler Violin Competition, Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Competition for Piano and Violin, Stradivarius Violin Competition and prize winner of Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists.

Sayaka Shoji

Soloist, winner of the Mozart Junior Competition, Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists, Viotti International Competition and Paganini International Violin Competition.

Linus Roth

Soloist, winner of the International Competition for Young Violinists in Novosibirsk, German Music Competition, prize winner of Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists and Joseph Szigeti International Music Competition.

Daniel Hope

Soloist, Winner of Classical BRIT award, the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis and five ECHO Klassik Prizes.

Yuri Volgin

Assistant of Professor Bron in the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia and Professor in Barcelona Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya.

Marina Koifman

Professor of the Novosibirsk State Conservatoire and prize winner of Russian National Violin Competition.

Vadim Gluzman

Soloist, Professor of Roosevelt University, USA, and prize winner of Russian National Violin Competition.

Ilia Konovalov

1st Concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under Zubin Mehta, prize winner of the Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists and Russian National Violin Competition.

Nikolai Madoyan

Soloist, winner of the International Kulenkampf Competition for Violinists, prize winner of Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists, Russian National Violin Competition and 5th International Violin Competition in Tokyo.

Natalia Prischepenko

Till 2012- 1st Violin of the Artemis Quartet, Professor of the Berlin University of the Arts, winner of the Paganini International Violin Competition, ARD International Competition for string quartet, 5th International Violin Competition in Tokyo and prize winner of Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition and Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists.

Maxim Vengerov

Soloist, winner of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists and Tibor Varga International Violin Competition.

Vadim Repin

Soloist, winner of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists and Tibor Varga International Violin Competition.

ZAKHAR BRON ACADEMY

Four to six times a year international and Swiss students have a unique opportunity to participate in master classes of Professor Bron, which are held at the Zakhar Bron Academy in Interlaken.
Exposure to world-class musicians who are performing in the Interlaken Classics Festival will expand the musical horizons and bring creative ideas to our students.
For more information please visit webpage of the Academy