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New Violinist for Juilliard Quartet

Joseph Lin, 32, will join the Juilliard String Quartet as first violinist beginning in 2011, joining violinist Ronald Copes (quartet member since 1997), violist Samuel Rhodes (1969) and cellist Joel Krosnick (1974). Lin follows violinist Nick Eanet (who is, by the way, a distant relative of Curtis Institute pianist Eleanor Sokoloff), who is resigning because of health problems.

New Violinist for Juilliard Quartet

Joseph Lin, 32, will join the Juilliard String Quartet as first violinist beginning in 2011, joining violinist Ronald Copes (quartet member since 1997), violist Samuel Rhodes (1969) and cellist Joel Krosnick (1974). Lin follows violinist Nick Eanet (who is, by the way, a distant relative of Curtis Institute pianist Eleanor Sokoloff), who is resigning because of health problems.

Lin, a regular at the Marlboro School and Festival, is a Harvard grad and alum of the Juilliard School Pre-College program.

The Juilliard plays next in Philadelphia, hosted by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Nov. 14. Eanet is expected to perform, PCMS says. Information here.

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

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