Glenn Dicterow

One of today’s most prominent violinists, Glenn Dicterow is well known to audiences throughout Europe and North America both as an orchestral soloist and a recitalist. A top prizewinner in many international competitions, he appears frequently throughout Europe, the US, Canada, Mexico, South America, Japan, Korea, and China with such orchestras as the New York Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, London Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony, National Symphony, San Diego Symphony, and the San Francisco Symphony, to name a few.

Mr. Dicterow has been concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic since 1980 and is a featured soloist on many of its recordings. He has also recorded the Holdridge Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra; the Bernstein Serenade with the New York Philharmonic; and solo works of Korngold, Ives, Bernstein, Martinů, and Corigliano (Cala and EMI).

An active teacher, Mr. Dicterow serves on the faculties of The Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music. He and his wife, violist Karen Dreyfus, are founding members of The Lyric Piano Quartet, currently in residence at Queens College.

Mr. Dicterow is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he was a student of Ivan Galamian. Other teachers include Jascha Heifetz, Henryk Szeryng, Manuel Compinsky, Eudice Shapiro, and Naoum Blinder.


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