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I heartily recommend Steven Palincsar as a well-qualified and successful violin teacher.

Louise Behrend
Founder & Director, The School for Strings and Violin Faculty (since 1943) at The Juilliard School

Steven Palincsar has an incredibly vast amount of knowledge about repertoire and the evolution of violin technique.

Cyrus Forough
Professor of Violin and Chair of the String Department at Carnegie-Mellon University, Visiting Professor of Violin at Eastman School of Music, and Violin Faculty at Bowdoin International Festival

Steven Palincsar’s enthusiastic knowledge of great violins, violinists, and of violin playing and teaching is most impressive.

Geoffrey Fushi
President of Bein & Fushi, Inc.

He has so much knowledge about repertory. People are very impressed with his work.

Hans Jørgen Jensen
Professor of Cello at Northwestern University, Meadowmount School of Music, and National Arts Centre Young Artists’ Program

Steven Palincsar’s systematic approach to violin teaching is both thorough and methodical.

Margaret Pressley
Founder and Director of the Seattle Conservatory of Music, Director of the Pressley Violin Studio

His patience and dedication serves his students well, and his wealth of knowledge is amazing!

Gerardo Ribeiro
Professor of Violin at Northwestern University and Meadowmount School of Music

Steven Palincsar knows more about violin playing than just about anybody.

David Taylor
Assistant Concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra


Your conception of the interpretation of a work must be grand. If you feel this conviction, and your emotional message is sufficiently clear, your public will understand it even if they may not be able to articulate it.

Henryk Szeryng