Zakhar Bron

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Expand Russian Template:Infobox musical artist Zakhar Bron (Template:Lang-ru Template:IPA-ru;[1] born 17 December 1947, in Oral, Kazakhstan) is a Russian violinist and violin pedagogue of Jewish descent. He is considered one of the best.[2]

His students have included Vadim Repin,[3][4] Gwendolyn Masin, Daniel Hope, Maxim Vengerov,[5] Vadim Gluzman, Igor Malinovsky, Denis Goldfeld, Daishin Kashimoto, Tamaki Kawakubo, Mayuko Kamio, Mayu Kishima, Soyoung Yoon, Christoph Seybold,[6] Sayaka Shoji, Nikolai Madoyev and David Garrett.

Before he was well-known, he taught privately in Novosibirsk. Since then, he has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London,[7] the Conservatory of Rotterdam, the Musikhochschule Lübeck and the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid. In 1997, he took up a position at the Cologne Musikhochschule.


  • The Way They Play. (by Samuel Applebaum and Mark Zilberquit) Book 14. Paganinia Publication Inc., 1986, pp. 65–114



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