Paul Kantor, violin

The Department of Music is excited for the 2019 Richard Luby Violin Symposium, an annual workshop named in honor of the founder of the workshop. This year marks the Symposium’s 12th Anniversary.

We are thrilled to welcome violinist Paul Kantor, the Sallie Shepherd Professor of Violin at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, as the 2019 Luby Symposium Guest Artist. A master teacher and celebrated violinist, Mr. Kantor will present a recital and masterclass with the pianist Virginia Weckstrom as the keynote series of the 2019 Symposium.

The symposium runs from May 20-26, 2019, and events are free and open to the public.

Location Key

PRH = Person Recital Hall

H107 = Hill Room 107

M = Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Following is a sample schedule from 2018. 2019 Schedule is forthcoming!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

3 p.m. – Masterclass with Shannon Thomas H107

7:30 p.m. Faculty Recital: Daniel S. Lee and Nicholas DiEugenio, baroque violin PRH

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

3:30 p.m. – Masterclass with Kevin Lawrence H107

4:30 p.m. – Masterclass with Fabian Lopez H107

7:30 p.m. – 2017 Guest Artist Recital: Laurie Smukler, violin and Mimi Solomon, piano PRH

Thursday, May 17, 2018

10 a.m. – Masterclass with 2017 Guest Artist Laurie Smukler PRH

7:30 p.m. – Symposium Faculty Recital featuring Ara Gregorian, Hye-Jin Kim, Kevin Lawrence, Aaron Berofsky, Shannon Thomas, Inara Zandmane, Mimi Solomon, and Nicholas DiEugenio M

Friday, May 18, 2018

3:30 p.m. – Masterclass with Aaron Berofsky PRH

4:30 p.m. – Masterclass with Nicholas DiEugenio PRH

7:30 p.m. – Student Recital I PRH

Saturday, May 19, 2018

10 a.m. — Masterclass with Ara Gregorian PRH

7:30 p.m. – Student Recital II PRH

Sunday, May 20, 2018

3 p.m. – Student Recital III PRH

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