Violin

Faculty
Lecturer
Ji Young An
Born in Seoul, South Korea, violinist Ji Young An studied violin performance at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris with Olivier Charlier and Joanna Matkowska, awarded Premier Prix in 2007. An furthered her studies in violin performance at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music with Guillaume Sutre, graduating with her Master’s and Doctoral degrees.
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Lecturer
Margaret Flanagan-Lysy
Margaret Lysy was born in Belfast, N. Ireland, and has been invited frequently to perform with international chamber ensembles both on violin and viola. Recent concert and festival appearances have taken her to Italy, England, Argentina, Canada and the United States. Her partners in chamber groups have included Jeffrey Swann, James Campbell, members of the Avalon Quartet, Barbara Westphal, Lucy
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Professor
Movses Pogossian
Movses Pogossian made his American debut performing the Tchaikovsky Concerto with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall in 1990, about which Richard Dyer of the Boston Globe wrote: “There is freedom in his playing, but also taste and discipline. It was a fiery, centered, and highly musical performance…” Movses Pogossian has since performed with orchestras such as the Brandenburger Symphoniker
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Lecturer
Varty Manouelian
Varty Manouelian made her American Debut in 1993 with the North Carolina Symphony as First Prize winner of the Bryan International Competition. Shehas also been a prize winner at anumber of other competitions in Europe, including the Kotzian International Competition and the Wieniawski International Violin Competition. Manouelian has recorded and appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras in the United
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