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Annie Kavafian

vn, *1948
Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Ani Kavafian

Ani Kavafian (born May 10, 1948, Istanbul) is a classical violinist and professor at the Yale School of Music.Kavafian was born in Istanbul to parents of Armenian descent. In 1956 she moved with her family to Detroit, by which time she had begun playing piano. She began on violin at age nine, studying under Ara Zerounian and Mischa Mischakoff. She studied at Juilliard from 1966 under Ivan Galamian and Sally Thomas. She debuted at Carnegie Hall in 1969 and in Paris in 1973, the same year she won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Her sister, Ida Kavafian, also studied at Juilliard, and the two have played together frequently in concert over the course of their careers. Ani toured through the 1970s, and taught at the Manhattan School of Music and the Mannes College of Music i


Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Musica Da Camera ItalianaJames Buswell, Annie Kavafian, Barbara Westphal, Antonio Lysy, Esko Laine, Ida Maria Turri1993Album
Marlboro Festival, String Quintets Op. 18 & 87Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Jaime Laredo, Annie Kavafian, Heiichiro Ohyama, Kim Kashkashian, Sharon Robinson1990Album
Brahms: String Quintet In G; Clarinet QuintetChamber Music Northwest, Annie Kavafian1989Album
Sonata For Violin And Piano / Three Visions Of Saint MesrobAnnie Kavafian1987Album
Mozart: Duo / Moszkowski: Suite / Sarasate: NavarraAnnie Kavafian & Ida Kavafian With Jonathan Feldman1986Album
Verklärte Nacht - String Trio - Santa Fe Music FestivalArnold Schoenberg - Annie Kavafian, Yuuko Shiokawa, Daniel Phillips, Walter Trampler, Heiichiro Ohyama, Ralph Kirshbaum, Timothy Eddy1982Album
Robert White Sings BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven, Robert White, Yo-Yo Ma, Annie Kavafian, Samuel Sanders1979Album
Quintets, Opp. 18 & 87Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Jaime Laredo, Annie Kavafian, Heiichiro Ohyama, Kim Kashkashian, Sharon Robinson1978Album
Nine Songs By Charles Ives / Songs By Theodore Chanler, Norman Dello Joio, Irving Fine, Robert WardWilliam Parker • Dalton Baldwin • Annie Kavafian1978Album
The Philip M. Faucett String Prize of Young Concert Artists presents the recording debut of Ani Kavafian in works by Fritz KreislerAnnie Kavafian, Charles WadsworthAlbum
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