Violin virtuoso Emil Altschuler to perform in Griffin


In 2012, violin virtuoso Emil Altschuler performed in concert at the First United Methodist Church in Griffin. Emil’s brilliant technique and vigorous performing energy captivated the audience. Many of the patrons who heard Emil have requested that he return to Griffin. In response to these requests, the Griffin Area Concert Association is proud to present Emil Altschuler in concert at the Griffin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17.
One of America’s finest up and coming virtuoso violinists, Emil Altschuler, performs at a world class standard and possesses a commanding stage presence.
He received his Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School and his Masters of Music from The Yale School of Music
Master violinist, Erick Friedman, wrote of him: “…a very gifted violinist who possesses the talent and capability to become a truly outstanding violinist of his generation…and sound and accuracy of intonation that are truly extraordinary.”
Altschuler has received ovations in venues such as Lincoln Center, San Francisco’s Helen Von Ammon’s Emerging Artist Series, The Aspen Music Festival, and Italy’s Castello di Galeazza.
As a featured soloist, he has appeared with the Aspen Young Artist’s Orchestra, the Binghamton Philharmonic and the Binghamton University Chamber Orchestra.
Emil maintains an active career as a soloist and performs regularly with Belgian guitarist Jérôme Mouffe in the AM Duo interpreting Spanish, Tango, and contemporary works alongside classical masterpieces
As a recording artist he released his debut album “Emil Altschuler – Violin,” arranged with his brother Josiah Altschuler, with a gypsy jazz style guitar accompaniment.
Emil recorded “Diablo y Tango” with guitar, including works by Falla and Piazzolla and was selected by renowned author and violin pedagogue Janice Tucker Rhoda to record ‘The ABCs of Violin for the Absolute Beginner’ Books 1 and 3, and will record Book 5 next season for publisher Carl Fischer Music.
His latest album will be released soon, including music by Albeniz, Falla, Ravel, Poulenc and Bartok.
At New England Conservatory, Emil has served as Head of Strings at Festival Youth Orchestra and chamber music coach at the School of Continuing Education and Preparatory School.
He is currently a community music instructor at Tufts University and violin coach for the Tufts Youth Philharmonic and has begun teaching bluegrass as an instructor at Northeastern University. He also maintains an active private studio in Cambridge, MA.
Tickets for this concert are $20 with all minor children admitted free when accompanied by a paid adult. Ω
Tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the concert at 7:00PM or locally at Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce, First National Bank Main Office and Zebulon Branch and A Novel Experience Bookstore in Zebulon. Tickets may also be purchased online at For more information visit or call 770-228-3229

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