Alexander Kalman

Dr. Alexander Kalman was born in Russia and began taking violin lessons at the age of 8 under the guidance of his father, Honored Artist of Russia, Felix Kalman. After winning numerous violin competitions throughout Russia, Alexander moved to Fairbanks, Alaska in 1995 and to Los Angeles in 1996, where he received his MM degree and subsequently completed Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at USC under the leadership of Prof. Eudice Shapiro.
Dr. Kalman serves as a guest concertmaster of Nimbus Ensemble and Brentwood Symphony in Los Angeles, and Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra in Philadelphia with which he toured South America. He performs with many local orchestras, records soundtracks for motion pictures, and gives chamber and solo recitals throughout Los Angeles area. Dr. Kalman has concertized throughout Russia, USA, Brazil, Argentina, and Japan.

Dr. Alexander Kalman is a devoted teacher and enjoys educating violinists and chamber musicians of all ages. He has taught violin since age of nineteen in Vladivostok, Russia, Fairbanks, AK, and Manchester, VT. Currently, Dr. Kalman is a faculty at the Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Valley College in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills International Music Festival. He also teaches numerous private students in his Santa Monica studio.