Dr. Bruce Berg
Professor of Violin
BRUCE BERG is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, where he earned his BS, MM, and DMA degrees. His principal teachers were Josef Gingold and Ivan Galamian. He also studied violin with Dorothy Delay, George Neikrug, Joseph Szigeti, Nathan Milstein, Paul Makanowitsky, and Sandor Vegh; and chamber music with the Juilliard and Lenox String Quartets, Lillian Fuchs, Felix Galamir, and Maurice Eisenberg. At the time of his appointment to Baylor in the fall of 1994, Dr. Berg was Artist in Residence at Duke University, where he had served since 1984. Prior to that he taught at the State University of New York (Binghamton), Colgate University, Hamilton College, and in the Juilliard school Pre-College division. In 1997 he was designated an "Outstanding Professor" by Baylor University.
In addition to numerous solo recitals and appearances with orchestras, Dr. Berg has performed as first violinist of Madison and Ciompi String Quartets, The New York Chamber Soloists, The Berkshire Chamber Players and as Concertmaster of the Musica Aeterna, Manticore, and Waco Symphony Orchestras. Dr. Berg has also served as concertmaster and concerto soloist with Concert Royal, the Bach Ensemble, the Brandenburg Collegium, the Ensemble for Early Music, and Banchetto Musicale. He has also performed with Aston Magna, the Smithsonian Chamber Players, the English Baroque Soloists, and the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra. He has recorded on the Sheffield, Cambridge, Albany, Centaur, and Musical Heritage record labels. In 2002 he is scheduled to release a CD of the complete Brahms Violin Sonatas.
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