The String Academy is honored to have the support and counsel of the following list of distinguished artists, leaders, musicians, and teachers.
Frank Almond, Concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
Joshua Bell, an international violin soloist, is a former student of Mimi Zweig and is one of the foremost concert and recording artists of his generation.
James Buswell, Past Professor of Violin-New England Conservatory of Music, is an outstanding violinist and pedagogy in the United States.
David Cerone, Past President-Cleveland Institute of Music and Professor of Violin, is recognized as one of the world’s leading music educators.
Eileen Tate Cline, Retired Dean-Peabody Conservatory, a leading music educator in the United States.
Fine Arts Quartet, Professors of Music and Quartet in Residence at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Ralph Evans, violin
Efim Boico, violin
Juan-Miquel Hernandez, viola
Robert Cohen, cello
The members of the Fine Arts Quartet comprise one of the leading string quartets in the world with a distinguished international performing, recording and teaching career.
Miriam Fried, Professor of Violin-New England Conservatory, is a prize-winning violin soloist and pedagogue from Israel with an active performing and recording career.
Kim Kashkashian, Professor of Viola-New England Conservatory, is a renowned young American solo violist and recording artist.
Donald McInnes, Emeritus Faculty, Viola – Music Academy of the West, is an outstanding viola soloist, teacher and chamber musician.
Yo Yo Ma, an international cello soloists, has established one of the great performing and recording careers in the world.
Pinchas Zukerman, violinist, violist and conductor, former music director of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and artist-in-residence with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
Mimi Zweig, Founder and Artistic Advisor of the String Academy of Wisconsin, is currently Professor of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington.