Artist Bio

Ani Kavafian, violin

Violinist Ani Kavafian continues to enjoy a prestigious career as a soloist, chamber musician, and professor. She has performed with major orchestras in the United States, including the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Cleveland Orchestra. Kavafian is Professor of Violin and Coordinator of Strings at Yale University and is also in high demand as a visiting professor and conducts master classes at universities all over the United States and in Asia and Europe. Born in Istanbul, Turkey, of Armenian heritage, Kavafian continues her long association with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York and on tour.

2024–2025 Music@Menlo Appearances