SONO LUMINOS RECORDS
Royal College of Music London
14 January 2020, 6:00pm
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Canadian violinist and composer Stanislav Pronin was born in Moscow, Russia and began his violin studies upon his immigration to Israel at the age of 8.
His first teacher was his grandfather, Veniamin Pronin, a student of Pyotr Stoliarskiy and former Professor at the Odessa Conservatoire.
Stanislav continued his studies at Indiana University with Nelli Shkolnikova and Jaime Laredo, as well as composition lessons with Professor Sven-David Sandstrom, and later at the Hochschule für Musik Köln, Germany, with Professor Zakhar Bron.
An avid music educator, Stanislav regularly teaches violin and chamber music masterclasses worldwide. He has been Guest Professor at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater since 2014. Additionally, he had held an Artist in Residence position at the University of Texas at Austin, and had given masterclasses at the Royal College of Music in London, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, WWU Munster, Stoliyarski School of Music in Odessa, Lübecker Musikschule, Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel, assisted Professor Zakhar Bron at the Kronberg Academy, and had been guest faculty at such festivals as Summit Music Festival (NYC) and Alion Baltic (Tallinn), along with fellow faculty members s.a. Aaron Rosand, Steven Isserlis, Ida Haendel, Albert Markov, Dmitry Bashkirov, etc. Stanislav is also a member of Play With A Pro online teaching community.
He has been Concertmaster and guest Concertmaster of such orchestras as Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Berliner Symphoniker, Estonian National Symphony, Freiburg Philharmonic and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, to name a few. He is also a member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, at the personal invitation of Daniel Barenboim.