Alexander Bloch Edit Profile
Student at Columbia University, 1897-1898. Studied violin with Edward Herrmann (New York City), O. Sevcik (Vienna, Austria), Leopold Auer (Petrograd).
After completing studies under Auer took position as concert master and soloist with symphony orchestra, at Tiflis, in the Caucasus, 1912. Returned to New York, 1913. Assistant to Professor Auer since his arrival in America.
Formerly head of violin department, Washington, District of Columbia, College of Music. Has appeared as soloist in leading cities of the East. Conductor of The Alliance Symphony Orchestra.
Author: Principles and Practice of Bowing, 1916. Scale Studies in Double-Stops, 1918. Finger-Strengthening Exercises, 1919.
How to Practice, 1923. Home: New York, New York Deceased.
Married Blanche Bloch (cousin), November 1, 1914. Children: Alan, Janet.