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Hiroko Yajima

(Photo credited to Pete Checchia & Allen Cohen)

Toho School of Music (Tokyo) and The Juilliard School. Principal teachers: Dorothy DeLay and Ivan Galamian.

Violin; String Department Chair

Winner, Young Concert Artists International competition. First prize winner, Friday Morning Music Club Competition, Washington, DC. Solo appearances with Japan Philharmonic, St. Louis Little Symphony, Aspen Chamber Symphony, Bergen Philharmonic, New York String Orchestra, and Brandenburg Ensemble. Participant, Aspen and Marlboro Festivals. National tours with Music from Marlboro series. Guest artist, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York School Concerts, 92nd Street Y, and Brooklyn Academy Chamber Music Series. Radio recitals on WQXR (New York) and television appearance on WRAR-TV (Michigan). Member, Mannes Trio (winner of 1986 Naumburg Award), since 1983, and Galimir String Quartet, 1968-93. Former faculty, State University of New Jersey, Rutgers University, Aspen Festival, and State University of New York at Stony Brook. String faculty, Mannes College The New School for Music, since 1980. Chair, String Department, since 1998.

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