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Alex Koffman, Violin

 

   Alex Koffman, Violinist, Arranger, and Musical Director, was born in Minsk, Byelorus and          received his Masters Degree from the Conservatory of Minsk. His musical positions included      Concertmaster of the Byelorussian Pops Orchestra. In 1990, after immigrating to America, Alex studied with Albert Igolnikov of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Subsequently, Alex was introduced to the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and became its violinist and arranger, as well as composer of the musical scores for productions of the Yiddish Arts Ensemble Theater. Alex is co-instructor of the Midwest Klezmer and Yiddish Music Institute. His non-klezmer credits include classical and show orchestras in Chicago including the Chicago Music Consortium and the Bill Porter Orchestra, the Steppenwolf Theater, and movie and commercial soundtracks. In 1999, Alex was featured soloist in the world premier of “Klezmer Rhapsody” in Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center. Alex has recorded three CDs with Maxwell Street and toured with the band in Germany, Austria, England, and the Netherlands. Alex, Olga and daughters Hannah and Sonya live in Skokie, Illinois. 847-583-1005

 

     

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