STEPHEN KECSKEMETHY began his violin studies in Pittsburgh with Marcus Klein, subsequently continuing with George Steiner, Sidney Harth, Louis Krasner, and Millard Taylor.

A cum laude graduate of the Eastman School of Music, he went on to study chamber music with the Curtis and Hungarian Quartets, and has been performing and teaching internationally for four decades.

Mr. Kecskemethy holds an honorary Doctorate in Music from Colby College. He has served on the faculties of Queens University in Ontario, Canada; and on the applied music faculties of Bates, Bowdoin, and Colby Colleges. He and his colleagues continue to maintain an extensive international performance and teaching schedule and are visiting artists at LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

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