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A.I. Lack Series: Masterclass - Ernest Salem, Violin

Thursday, November 9, 2023

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a violin master class with Ernest Salem, Professor of Violin, Cal State Fullerton and UH alumnus.
Violinist and professor Ernest Salem maintains a busy schedule giving recitals and concerts across the United States, in Europe and South America. Formerly concertmaster of the Wichita Symphony, he is also active as a freelance musician in the Los Angeles area, having performed with the Los Angeles Master Chorale Orchestra, Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, Long Beach Symphony, Asia American Orchestra and South Coast Symphony. In demand as a presenter, he’s offered master classes at universities, colleges and art schools throughout the United States. Dr. Salem holds degrees from Michigan State University, the University of Houston and the University of Minnesota. Included among his teachers are Yfrah Neaman, Fredell Lack and members of the Juilliard Quartet. Dr. Salem is also published in the American String Teachers’ Journal and the Long Island Historical Journal.
The A.I. Lack Master Series at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music hosts annual masterclasses and recitals by renowned classical performers and educators. Established in memory of Abram I. Lack in 1989, the endowment supports this educational initiative. The series, named after Lack’s daughter, violinist Fredell Lack Eichhorn, who held the C. W. Moores Professor of Violin position at the university for 50 years, offers enriching experiences for students and the Houston community. Past guests include violinists like Pinchas Zukerman and Midori, vocalists like Marilyn Horne, pianists like Christoph Eschenbach, and composers like Philip Glass.

Choral Recital Hall, MSM 160, 3333 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77004