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American Suzuki Journal 45.1

Previously printed in American Suzuki Journal 45.1. Reprinted with permission. Copyright © 2016 Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.

Caroline Clauss-Ehlers (aka CC) is a parent at the School for Strings whose 11 and 13 year old daughters play cello and piano, respectively. Her 8 month old son’s future instrument remains undecided at the moment.

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Linda Kahn lives with her husband and children in New York City. Her two daughters play violin and piano, and her son is a lapsed cellist.

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Alexander Yudkovsky

Alexander Yudkovsky (Sasha) performed extensively as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and Europe. He has performed at Salle Pleyel in Paris, Herkulessaal in Munich, Auditorio Manuel DeFalla in Granda and at Salle Molier in Lyon. He has appeared on tours as a soloist with the New American Chamber Orchestra and with the Brandenburg Collegium, performed with Amsterdam Kamerorkest and Rotterdam Philharmonic and served as Concertmaster of Connecticut Grand Opera. Sasha was a regular chamber music participant at the Spoleto Festival, both in Charleston, S.C. and Italy and for over ten years served as a co-Director of Lighthouse Chamber Music Festival, where he collaborated with such artists as Bernard Greenhouse, Aaron Rosand and Robert White, among many others.

Sasha was born in Leningrad, U.S.S.R. and came to the U.S. at the age of fourteen.
He received his musical education at the Leningrad Special Music School, the Juilliard School, and the Rotterdam Conservatory.

Since 1994, Sasha has been serving as the Executive Director of The School for Strings in New York City.

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