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Peter Zazofsky - violin

Zazofsky, Peter – violin

Zazofsky_PeterPeter Zazofsky, violinist, has performed in twenty-three countries on five continents. He has appeared as soloist with the BSO at Symphony Hall and Tanglewood, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony. Born and raised in Boston, Mr. Zazofsky studied violin with Joseph Silverstein before attending the Juilliard Pre-College under Dorothy Delay and Ivan Galamian. He then studied at the Curtis Institute, with Galamian, Jaime Laredo and Arnold Steinhardt. In 1979, he won the Grand Prize of the Montreal International Competition, then the Second Prize of the 1980 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. He also received the 1985 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Mr.  Zazofsky is a member of the Muir Quartet and Professor of Violin and Coordinator of String Chamber Music at the BU School of Music.