Artist Bio

Ray Iwazumi, Encounter leader

Violinist and lecturer Ray Iwazumi is widely respected as both an expert on the Franco-Belgian violin school and a performer of uncommon musicianship and integrity. Iwazumi shares his expertise through lectures and lecture-performances and has published several articles, particularly about the solo sonatas of Ysaÿe, in the Strad, MLA Notes, and other publications. He has catalogued the rare materials related to Ysaÿe at the Juilliard School, is active as an editor and music research consultant, and is on the faculty at the Juilliard School. He has edited the Scherzo-Tarantella of Wieniawski and the Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto in a minor for G. Henle Verlag. http://www.rayiwazumi.com.

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