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educator , violinist

Eugene Alexis Gratovich, American Violinist, educator. Fulbright grant, 1965-1966, recording grant National Education Association, 1988-1989. Member Music Teachers National Association (national string chairman 1980-1984).

Background

Gratovich, Eugene Alexis was born on September 26, 1941 in Alchevsk, Ukraine. Son of Alexis and Tamara (Nakonechna) Gratovich. came to the United States, 1950.

Education

Master of Music, University of Illinois, 1965; certified, Hochschull in Music, Federal Republic Germany, 1966; Doctor of Music, Boston University, 1968; postgraduate (Heifetz Master Class), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1973.

Career

Assistant professor of music University Missouri, Columbia, 1968-1973. Director of chamber music University California, La Jolla, 1973-1974. Chairman string department DePaul University School Music, Chicago, 1978-1983.

Music faculty and head of string department Cleveland Institute Music, 1983-1988. Associate professor music University Texas, Austin, since 1988. Concertmaster Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, 1987-1988.

Associate concertmaster Austin Symphony Orchestra, since 1988. Debut concert Wigmore Hall, London, 1974, Carnegie Recital Hall, New York City, 1976. Recordings for Finnadar, Orion, Yevshan, Museum Heritage Society, Titanic.

Membership

Fulbright grant, 1965-1966, recording grant National Education Association, 1988-1989. Member Music Teachers National Association (national string chairman 1980-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, walking.

Connections

Married Sylvia Ann Golmon, chidlren: Michael, Annalise.

father:
Alexis Gratovich

mother:
Tamara (Nakonechna) Gratovich

spouse:
Sylvia Ann Golmon