James Ehnes

James Ehnes

The Flint School of Performing Arts, in partnership with the University Musical Society, is excited to invite you to a virtual Master Class with world-renowned classical violinist James Ehnes.

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99159100529

James Ehnes began violin studies at the age of five, became a protégé of the noted Canadian violinist Francis Chaplin aged nine, and made his orchestra debut with L’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal aged 13. He continued his studies with Sally Thomas at the Meadowmount School of Music and The Juilliard School, winning the Peter Mennin Prize for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Music upon his graduation in 1997.

Ehnes has established himself as one of the most sought-after violinists on the international stage. Ehnes’s long list of orchestras includes, amongst others, the Boston, Chicago, London, NHK and Vienna Symphony Orchestras, the Los Angeles, New York, Munich and Czech Philharmonic Orchestras, and the Cleveland, Philadelphia, Philharmonia and DSO Berlin orchestras. Ehnes has an extensive discography and has won many awards for his recordings.

Learn more about James Ehnes here: www.jamesehnes.com