Violinist Zukerman Gives Master Class at
During a master class performance,
Pinchas Zukerman describes to Peabody Conservatory student
Nikos Pittas the delicate touch required.
PHOTO BY HPS/WILL KIRK
As part of the 2003 United States and Mexico tour of
Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra, Peabody halls were
filled on Nov. 12 with master classes, including one with
notable violinist Pinchas Zukerman, the orchestra's music
The program for the violin master class included
performances by sophomore Jina Lee; Minjae Kim, a
second-year candidate in the Graduate Performance Diploma
Program; and first-year GPD candidate Nikos Pittas. The
Peabody students were joined by 15-year-old Brendan Conway,
a fellow at the National Symphony Orchestra.
Four principal players of the National Arts Centre
Orchestra presented master classes for their respective
areas: Karen Donnelly, trumpet; Amanda Forsyth, cello;
Kimball Sykes, clarinet; and Lawrence Vine, horn. Composer
Denys Bouliane, also on tour with the orchestra, presented
a composition seminar.
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