Very long time Curtis Institute of Music violin pedagogue Aaron Rosand has handed away this night from pneumonia – aged 92.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, the place he studied with Leon Sametini and Efrem Zimbalist, her served a educating place on school on the faculty from 1981 till his retirement in Might of this yr – his famed college students included Benjamin Schmid, Alexander Kerr, Stephanie Jeong and VC Artists Ray Chen, Richard Lin, Dami Kim, Ziyu Victor Li, Yu-Chien Benny Tseng and Stephen Waarts.
“It’s with blended feelings that we are saying goodbye to Aaron …” Curtis Institute President Roberto Díaz has mentioned.
“He is likely one of the really nice violinists and lecturers of the 20th century, and Curtis has been honored to learn from his knowledge, experience, and generosity for over three many years … the legacy he leaves behind is unmatched,” he has mentioned.
” Aaron Rosand – the best violin instructor of his time … he taught in such a means that challenged his college students to their most capabilities … in classes he would take out his violin and play a passage – regardless of how tough, so gracefully, and with such gravitas, that it will make one instantly suppose ‘I have to do higher’,” VC Artist Ray Chen has instructed The Violin Channel.
“I’m proud and honored to be his scholar, certainly one of many, who will carry, and share his legacy, with fellow musicians and audiences around the globe .. we are going to miss you Mr Rosand,” he has mentioned.
Our condolences are with Mr Rosand’s household, buddies, colleagues and college students.