Koh Gabriel Kameda

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Koh Gabriel Kameda is one of the most accomplished violinists of his generation. Earning multiple international music awards, the German-Japanese musician gave his solo debut at the age of 13. Kameda has studied at the University of Music in Karlsruhe with Professor Josef Rissin and with Pinchas Zukerman at the Manhattan School of Music in New York. Zukerman introduced Kameda in 1994 as a surprise guest in Tel Aviv, where he played with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Kameda’s career continued and led him into teaching music and violin from 2004 to 2009 at the Zurich Performing Arts School in Switzerland. In 2010, he was appointed as a professor with the Music Academy in Detmold, Germany. 

Kameda plays on a masterpiece violin: an Antonius Stradivarius Cremona from 1727.

© Jeff Goldberg / Esto,
courtesy of Carnegie Hall