Kenneth Sarch is a Juilliard graduate. At Juilliard, Ken studied with Ivan Galamian, Sally Thomas and Dorothy DeLay. He has also studied with Robert Koff of the Juilliard String Quartet, Rudolf Kolisch, and Roman Totenberg. He earned the Artist Diploma from the New England Conservatory, where he also taught on the Music Education faculty. Ken received his Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Performance from Boston University, where he served on the faculty as Assistant to Roman Totenberg for eight years. His awards include two Fromm Foundation Tanglewood  Fellowships, four USIA (United States Information Agency) Arts America Grants to Central and South America, Israel and Jordan, and two Fulbright S cholar Awards t o Brazil and Bolivia. He founded the first symphony orchestra for the city of Santa Cruz, was invited nine times to conduct the Panama National Youth Orchestra, performed, conducted, and gave workshops and master classes in Israel, Jordan, Panama, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada and Europe. In 2003, he was awarded the PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators) Citation of Excellence at the college level in Music Education. Frequent soloist with orchestra, chamber music (including 1st violin of the Boston String Quartet and Shenendoah Piano Trio), Concertmaster of Maryland Symphony, Johnson City Symphony, Hartford Civic Symphony and Williamsport Symphony, played 1st violin in Hartford Symphony, American Symphony under Stokowski, Berkshire Orchestra at Tanglewood under Bernstein, Ozawa, Tilson-Thomas, and Foss, New Jersey Symphony and Orchestra of Southern Finger Lakes round out his illustrious career. Dr. Sarch has taught on the faculty of New England Conservatory, Boston University, East Tennessee State University, Shenandoah Conservatory and Mansfield University.

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