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String

Welcome to the string department at Lamont. Each instrument has a studio page, where you can find additional information about auditioning on that instrument and the programs available. 

Studios

Lamont Symphony and Choir

Cello & Cello Suzuki

The Lamont School of Music’s cello studio provides a collaborative and encouraging environment in which you'll have the opportunity to push your artistic boundaries.

Visit the Cello Studio Page
Lamont students performing

Double Bass

Our double bass studio emphasizes rigorous practice, frequent performance opportunities, and the study of both standard and modern repertoire.

Visit the Double Bass Studio Page
Lamont students performing viola

Viola

Viola students at Lamont are part of a tight-knit and encouraging studio dedicated to the pursuit of musical excellence. 

Visit the Viola Studio Page
Showcase Lamont Performance

Violin & Violin Suzuki

As part of Lamont’s violin studio, you will benefit from countless avenues to explore and develop your skills. 

Visit the Violin Studio Page

String Faculty

 
Matthew Zalkind with cello

Matthew Zalkind

Assistant Professor of Cello

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Heather Hadley with cello

Heather Hadley

Adjunct Faculty

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Susan Cahill holding a double bass

Susan Cahill

Adjunct Faculty

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Basil Vendryes playing the violin

Basil Vendryes

Adjunct Faculty

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Linda Wang playing the violin

Linda Wang

Professor

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Yumi Hwang Williams holding a violin

Yumi Hwang-Williams

Adjunct Faculty

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Kathleen Spring holding a violin

Kathleen Spring

Adjunct Faculty

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Igor Pikayzen with violin

Igor Pikayzen

Assistant Professor

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