American violist Bernard Zaslav has passed away - aged 90. A graduate of the Juilliard School where he studied with Sascha Jacobsen and Misha Mischakoff, Mr
American violinist and pedagogue Margaret Pardee has passed away - aged 95.
A student of Ivan Galamian, Sascha Jacobsen, Albert Spalding and Louis Persinger, she received her Graduate Diploma from The Juilliard School in 1940 - and served a teaching position on faculty from 1942 until 2008.
“She was more than just a teacher to her students - she housed us, guided us, advised us, loved us and even fed us ...,” former Juilliard School teaching assistant, Shih-Hung Young has told The Violin Channel.
“She just loved to teach and would teach anyone without prejudice - for the sheer love of music,” he has said.