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  • August 18, 2013–August 23, 2013

Calvin String Summit
August 18-23 

Bringing together talented college and high school string players with some of the finest string musicians in the United States, the Calvin String Summit provides a setting that promotes a week of musical growth. Individuals will have opportunities to hone skills in solo, chamber and orchestral playing, while also connecting with other advanced string players. The faculty for this year's summit is almost complete and includes:


  • Mihai Craioveanu — Hope College
  • Ying Fu — Cleveland Orchestra
  • Annie Fullard — Cavani String Quartet, Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Renata Knific — Merling Trio, Western Michigan University
  • Curtis Macomber — Manhattan String Quartet, Juilliard School of Music
  • Blair Milton — Chicago Symphony, Northwestern University
  • David Reimer — Calvin College
  • Jeffrey Zehngut — Cleveland Orchestra


  • Lisa Boyko — Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Institute of Music
  • David Holland — University of Michigan, Interlochen Academy
  • Leslie Van Becker — Calvin College, Grand Rapids Symphony


  • Karen Buranskas — University of Notre Dame
  • Alan Harrell — Cleveland Orchestra
  • Karen Krummel — Calvin College, Grand Rapids Symphony
  • Bruce Uchimura — Merling Trio, Western Michigan University


  • Michael Hovnanian — Calvin College
  • Tom Knific — Western Michigan University
  • Tom Sperl — Cleveland Orchestra, Oberlin Conservatory


  • John Varineau — Calvin College, Grand Rapids Symphony

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