Award-winning American violinist Philippe Quint is a multi-faceted artist whose wide range of interests has led to several Grammy nominations for his albums; performances with major orchestras throughout the world at venues ranging from the Gewandhaus in Leipzig to New York’s Carnegie Hall; a leading role in a major independent film, Downtown Express; and explorations of tango with his band The Quint Quintet.
Quint’s live performances and interviews have been broadcast on television by CBS, CNN, ABC, BBC World News, NBC, Reuters, and Bloomberg TV, as well as by radio stations nationwide including NPR, WNYC, and WQXR. His recordings have received multiple “Editor’s Choice” selections in Gramophone, The Strad, Strings, and the Daily Telegraph.
Philippe Quint studied at Moscow's Special Music School for the Gifted with the famed Russian violinist Andrei Korsakov, and made his orchestral debut at the age of nine. After emigrating to the United States, he earned both bachelor's and master's degrees from Juilliard. His distinguished pedagogues included Dorothy Delay, Cho-Liang Lin, Masao Kawasaki, and Felix Galimir. He also studied and participated in master classes with Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, and Arnold Steinhardt.
Philippe Quint plays the magnificent 1708 "Ruby" Antonio Stradivari violin on loan to him through the generous efforts of The Stradivari Society®.
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