University of Connecticut School of Fine Arts Department of Music welcomes back an Emeritus Professor and a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award from the School of Fine Arts, violinist Theodore Arm. He will be giving a Master Class in MusB 108 from 3:30-5 pm on April 5, 2017. The Master Class is made possible in collaboration with the UConn Foundation and a generous contribution by John and Jean Lenard.
Theodore “Teddy” Arm has delighted audiences throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia with his artistry. He has appeared as soloist, recitalist and guest artist with such well-known organizations as The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Group for Contemporary Music, New York’s Festival Chamber Players and the Boston Chamber Music Society. In 2011 Arm conducted Master classes in Seoul and performed as a guest artist at the opening of the Chamber Music Hall at the Seoul Arts Center.
He has been a member of the highly acclaimed chamber group TASHI since 1976 and has performed with Lukas Foss, Chick Corea and Gary Burton throughout Europe and Asia. He has had several works written for him, including a violin chamber suite by Gabriela Frank that he performed at Carnegie Hall in November of 2004. He has recorded for RCA, Delos, Koch, Musical Heritage Society and ECM.
In 2014, Theodore Arm was appointed Adjunct Professor of Violin at Connecticut College. He holds a Doctorate in Performance from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Christine Dethier and Joseph Fuchs.