Guest Masterclass - Moshe Hammer

The String Area to receive renowned violinist Moshe Hammer for a remote guest masterclass

08 February 2021

The Department of Music String Area will receive violinist Moshe Hammer for a remote guest masterclass on Tuesday March 23 from 5-7pm  
Admired for his artistic style, unique interpretations and vibrant tone, violinist Moshe Hammer, Hungarian born, was raised in Israel and studied there with Ilona Feher. As a student of Jascha Heifetz he was a medal winner at the Concours Jacques Thibaud in Paris. Hammer’s tours have taken him across North America, Europe Israel and the Far-East. His performances have consistently energized critics, thrilled audiences and earned respect among his colleagues. A naturalized Canadian, Moshe Hammer traveled the concert venues of the world and performed with many symphony orchestras. He has been the founder and leader of the Toronto based chamber group, The Amadeus Ensemble. As member of Da Camera, he has thrilled audiences in Canada, US and Europe with regular visits to the Netherlands, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. His wide-ranging discography reflects a multi-faceted talent. In 2007 Moshe launched The Hammer Band, which offers free string instruction to school kids in ‘at risk’ areas in Toronto and area (