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Joseph Kromholz
concertmaster

Joseph Kromholz teaches violin, viola, and chamber music at Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music. His students have attended the Juilliard School, Curtis Institute of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, New England Conservatory, Berklee College of Music, and Harvard University. Mr. Kromholz’s mentors include Paul Kantor, Miriam Fried, Itzhak Perlman, and members of the Juilliard and Cleveland Quartets. He has served as concertmaster of the Youngstown Symphony and was a founding member of the Linden String Quartet. Hailing from New York and Virginia, Mr. Kromholz studied violin at the Cleveland Institute of Music and economics at Case Western Reserve University, followed by doctoral studies at New England Conservatory. During that time, he also taught college music theory for eight years. As a chamber music coach, he taught at the Chamber Music Connection in Columbus, Ohio, and at Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival in Blue Hill, Maine.