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Guest Masterclass: Kevin Zhu, violin

Friday, March 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for this special masterclass with violinist Kevin Zhu, coaching UVic School of Music students.

American violinist Kevin Zhu has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in its incredible purity” (L’ape musicale), Kevin has performed on the world’s largest stages, ranging from the Konzerthaus Berlin to London’s Royal Festival Hall to the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing. Initially coming to international attention after winning the 2018 Paganini Competition and 2012 Yehudi Menuhin Competition, he has established himself as a leading figure among the next generation of musicians.

Kevin holds a Bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin. Kevin performs on the c1722 “Lord Wandsworth” Antonio Stradivari violin, which is on loan from the Ryuji Ueno Foundation and Rare Violins In Consortium, Artists and Benefactors Collaborative.

 

This masterclass is presented in collaboration with the Victoria Symphony.

Details

Date:
Friday, March 1
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

School of Music, University of Victoria
Phone:
250-721-7903
Email:
music@uvic.ca
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Admission:
Free

Venue

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Phone:
250-721-7903
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