MasterClass Announces GRAMMY® & Emmy® Award-Winning Musician Itzhak Perlman to Teach Violin

Itzhak Perlman (Courtesy of MasterClass)

Did you ever imagine that studying with a world-famous musician was possible?

MasterClass is making that dream a reality. Enlightening others through his inspirational approach to the world of music, violinist Itzhak Perlman will teach:

  • Fundamental techniques
  • Practice strategies
  • Ways to build a richer sound

Since the 1960s,Perlman has shared his musical talents and unique sense of humor, performing with top orchestras and conductors in worldwide concert halls. Perlman continues to expand his reach, conducting major orchestras and teaching at the Juilliard School in New York.

He first appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show” as a teenager and later studied at the Juilliard School.

Award-Winning, World-Famous Violinist and Conductor

A highly respected violinist and conductor, Perlman has performed with the New York Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He has also played at prestigious events including the State Dinner for Queen Elizabeth II and the Inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Throughout his career, he has been honored with 16 GRAMMY Awards®, a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award, four Emmy® Awards, the National Medal of Arts, a Kennedy Center Honor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

MasterClass With Violinist Itzhak Perlman 

For beginner and intermediate violinists, musicians of all levels and parents and teachers nurturing young students, Perlman’s MasterClass will engage and inspire student’s passion for playing the violin and appreciation for classical music. Through demonstration, workshop sessions and personal conversations, students will gain insights to improve their technical abilities and renewed inspiration.

Throughout the class, violinist Itzhak Perlman plays his own Stradivarius, demonstrating bowing styles and playing techniques as well as discussing strategies for sight reading and memorization.

Students can subscribe for unlimited access to all new and existing classes through the All-Access Pass for $180 per year, or enroll in an individual class for a one-time purchase of $90. The course can be accessed online at www.masterclass.com, the MasterClass mobile app for iOS and Android, and Apple TV.

About MasterClass
Founded in 2015, MasterClass started with the idea that everyone should have “access to genius.” The online education platform provides affordable, engaging and inspirational online classes taught by world-renowned instructors, making it possible for anyone to learn from the best.

MasterClass’s current roster of courses includes:

Business: Howard Schultz (business leadership)

Culinary Arts: Gordon Ramsay (cooking), Alice Waters (home cooking), Thomas Keller (cooking techniques), Wolfgang Puck (cooking), Dominique Ansel (French pastry), James Suckling (wine appreciation), Aaron Franklin (Texas BBQ)

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Music and Entertainment: Steve Martin (comedy), Christina Aguilera (singing), Usher (performance), Reba McEntire (country music), Herbie Hancock (jazz), Deadmau5 (music production), Armin van Buuren (dance music), Hans Zimmer (film scoring), Tom Morello (electric guitar), Carlos Santana (art and soul of guitar), Timbaland (producing and beatmaking), Penn & Teller (magic), Itzhak Perlman (violin)

Writing: James Patterson (writing), David Mamet (dramatic writing), Judy Blume (writing), Malcolm Gladwell (writing), RL Stine (writing for young audiences), Margaret Atwood (creative writing), Dan Brown (writing thrillers), Neil Gaiman (storytelling) Billy Collins (poetry)

Photography: Annie Leibovitz (photography), Jimmy Chin (adventure photography)

Design and Fashion: Frank Gehry (architecture), Diane von Furstenberg (how to build a fashion brand), Marc Jacobs (fashion design)

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Science and Technology: Chris Hadfield (space exploration), Will Wright (game design)

For more information, visit www.masterclass.com.

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