(b Brooklyn, NY, 1943).
Amer. violinist, conductor, composer, and teacher. Began to play vn. age 4, and made public début at 6. Début as soloist with orch., New Haven SO 1953. First NY recital 1956. London début 1969. Specialist in 20th‐cent. mus., particularly that demanding new techniques. Has given f.ps. of concs. and similar works by Sessions, Wuorinen, Cage, I. Hamilton, Babbitt, and Crumb. Dir. of chamber mus., Juilliard Sch. 1987–9.