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Music Master Class Series
Harvey Thurmer enjoys a varied career as a soloist, concertmaster, chamber musician and pedagogue. His studies included work with mentors Dorothy DeLay and Louis Krasner at the New England Conservatory, and Sandor Vegh at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. He has performed extensively as a chamber musician in Europe, with appearances at the Salzburg Festival, the Cheltenham Festival in England, London's Wigmore Hall, Zurich TonHalle, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Paris Salle Gavaeu, and Amsterdam's Concertgebouw. As a member of the Franz Schubert Quartet of Vienna, he held teaching positions at the Graz Musickhochschule and the Royal College of Music in Manchester England. As a member of the Oxford String Quartet he has performed in Venezuela, Austria, Seoul, South Korea and Nagasaki, Japan and in the US in New York, Ohio, Indiana, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. He currently is an Associate Professor of Violin at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and is in his 9th season as the concertmaster of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in Richmond, Indiana.