Lewis Kaplan

BS, MS (The Juilliard School)

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Lewis Kaplan is currently artistic director of the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival and a senior member of the Faculty at the Julliard School in New York. He was a founding member of the Aeolian Chamber Players. His annual tours include visits throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia and he has appeared with Michael Rabin, Jaime Laredo, Szymon Goldberg, Richard Goode, Rudolf Firkusny, Murray Perahia and many others. He has premiered more than 50 works and has made numerous television appearances across the world.

He has recorded for Columbia, CRI, Folkways and Odyssey Records and has served on juries of many international competitions, including Fritz Kreisler, Mozart, Naumberg, and Tokyo. He has been a member of the violin faculty of the International Summer Academy Mozarteum Salzburg since 1987, the Mannes College of Music since 1986 and a visiting professor at Royal College of Music, London since 1998.

Faculties / departments: Strings


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