Emanuel Borok

Violin
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Emanuel Borok born July 15, 1944 is an American violinst  of Russian decent. He studied violin in Riga Latvia with the renowned teacher Voldemar Sturestep and in 1959 joined the Gnessin Music School in Moscow USSR where he continued his studies with Michael Garlitsky. He won top prizes in the All Russian Republic and All Soviet Union Violin Competitions. He became Second Concertmaster of the Moscow Phlharmonic in 1971. In 1973 he emigrated to Israel where he became Concertmaster of the Israel Chamber Orchestra.

In 1974 he won the positions of Associate Concertmaster of the Boston Symphony, where he spent 11 years. In 1985 he won the position of Concertmaster in the Dallas Symphony which he held until 2010. He performed as soloist at Carnegie Hall and 92nd Street Y in NYC. In Symphony Hall Boston, across the US, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Russia, Israel, Holland and Italy. He performed  Chamber Music with Itzhak Perlman, Yehudi Menuhin, Pinchas Zukerman, Christopher Hogwood, Jushua Bell, Emanuel Ax and Efim Bronfman. Cho Lang Lin, Sarah Chang and members of the Berlin Philharmonic.

He gave master classes in Tanglewood, Siena and Cortona,  Italy, Gstaad, Switzerland La Holla  and Montecito California, Summit Festival in New York, London,  Moscow, Prague, Paris and Israel.

Emanuel Borok is professor of violin at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Emanuel Borok performs on a violin by Brothers Amati of 1608.