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Dedicated to the memory of the greatest violinist of the 20th century, Jascha Heifetz Society is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the celebration and the continuance of the legacy of the Master of the violin. In honoring our professor, "Jascha Heifetz Society" presents master classes, recitals, and educational forums around the world. The Society exists to ensure the continuation of the Heifetz legacy by providing an organization that fosters love of teaching, chamber music, and stylistic playing.

Conceived and co-founded by Artistic Directors Claire Hodgkins and Sherry Kloss, the Society is comprised of Mr. Heifetz' former students, personal friends, and teaching associates, as well as fellow musicians and admirers of classical music, from every part of the world. 

Board of Directors

• Sherry Kloss (President)
• Muriel Mikelsons (Secretary) • Mark McCormick (Treasurer)
• Eugene Gratovich • Joseph Kaye • Gregory Khalil • Janae Polish

Honorary Board

• Dr. Andrew Glendening, Dean, School of Music, University of Redlands, CA
• Alexander A. Fondak, M.D. •  Ivry Gitlis • Kikuei Ikeda
• Seymour Lipkin* • Igor Oistrakh • Aaron Rosand • Joseh Silverstein*
• Sally Thomas • Michael Tilson Thomas

Jascha Heifetz Symposium
mourns the great loss of our esteemed teacher and friend,
Violinist Joseph Silverstein

JHS Master Classes are supported by a generous grant from

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