The violinist has been appointed Polonsky Visiting Professor at the Royal College of Music.
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has today announced the appointment of globally renowned violinist MaximVengerov as Polonsky Visiting Professor of Violin.
Throughout his 40 year career as both a violinist and conductor, Vengerov has appeared with the world’s finest orchestras and conductors and given solo recitals at major concert halls and festivals around the globe. His extensive Grammy Award winning recording output has positioned Vengerov as one of the most prolific and influential musicians of all time.
Maxim Vengerov said: ‘I am thrilled to be joining the Royal College of Music as Polonsky Visiting Professor of Violin and very much look forward to working with the RCM’s talented students. Encouraging new generations of musicians is one my greatest passions and I am very pleased to be able to help shape the future careers of violinists at one of the world’s leading music conservatoires.’
Vengerov will visit the RCM at least three times a year, working with students through regular masterclasses and individual tuition.