Distinguished violinist Glenn Dicterow offers master class and Make Art Work (MAW) lecture to New World School of the Arts on February 10, then shares the stage with the NWSA Symphony Orchestra at the Arsht Center on February 11

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Glenn Dicterow with the NWSA Symphony OrchestraMiami – New World School of the Arts' Make Art Work (MAW) series will continue its dialogue series with the distinguished violinist Glenn Dicterow, former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic. The illustrious musician will follow the conversation, directed at the music students of New World School of the Arts, with a Master Class. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

MAW LECTURE “AN EVENING WITH GLENN DICTEROW” - Tuesday, February 10; 7 PM. MDC Wolfson Campus Auditorium 300 NE 2nd Avenue - Building #1, downtown Miami. The MAW lecture is free and open to the public. Information at 305-237-3539.
The following day, on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, Glenn Dicterow will share the stage with the NWSA Symphony Orchestra during the school’s well-anticipated annual symphonic concert, highlighting the excellence of the NWSA music program, at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
NWSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WITH GLENN DICTEROW -  Wednesday, February 11; 7:30 PM. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts – Knight Concert Hall. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. General admission $20 / students and seniors $10. Tickets available at Arshtcenter Information at 305-237-7855.
The NWSA Symphony Orchestra will present Rienzi Overture, by Richard Wagner and Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 while Glenn Dicterow will perform Samuel Barber’s beloved violin concerto. Commissioned in 1939 for a fellow Curtis graduate, Samuel Barber began composing his violin concerto in Switzerland, completing the first two movements. Interrupted by World War II and forced back to the States, he finalized the third movement in the Pocono Mountains. The soloist, disappointed with the third movement in comparison to the other two, forewent claim to the works premier and Barber unapologetically had the work premiered by anotherviolinist later that year to critical acclaim. Within two years, the concerto entered the standard violin repertoire.
“Glenn Dicterow’s visit to New World School of the Arts brings a unique and unparalleled level of violin mastery to the NWSA students and the community,” said Dr. Daniel Andai, dean of music at New World School of the Arts. “Mr. Dicterow will perform alongside the students of the NWSA Symphony Orchestra at the Adrienne ArshtCenter for the Performing Arts as well as share his life-long musical experiences as a soloist, ensemble musician, recording artist and educator, in a lecture and master class format for NWSA’s Make Art Work Series.”
GLENN DICTEROW has established himself worldwide as one of the most prominent American concert artists of his generation. Having appeared as soloist with orchestras, recitalist and chamber musician from coast to coast, he retired as concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic at the end of the 2014 season having held that title for 34 years. He is the longest serving concertmaster in the orchestra’s history. Dicterow has performed with numerous orchestra worldwide, is a winner of top international competitions, and can be heard in the violin solos of the film scores for The Turning Point, The untouchables, Altered States, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and Interview with the Vampire, among others. He serves on the faculty of The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, the Music Academy of the West, and became the first to hold the Robert Mann Chair in Strings and Chamber Music at theUniversity of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music.
MAKE ART WORK [MAW] In its fifth year, MAW is designed to bring professionals in the art world together with students and the community for a dialogue on the business of art. The series will focus on providing tools, guidance and strategies for success to the next generation of artists and will expand understanding of what it takes to live as an artist in the twenty-first century. Each talk includes a question and answer session, allowing students and the public opportunities for direct communication with leaders in the art world.
About NWSA: A Florida center of excellence in the visual and performing arts, NWSA provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development through a curriculum that reflects the rich multicultural state of Florida. With programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theater, NWSA offers four-year BFA and BM college degrees. Through its rigorous curriculum and conservatory-style teaching NWSA empowers its students to become leaders in the arts. New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts. It is an educational partnership of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida.