Associate Professor, Violin
Fulbright Scholar The Juilliard School
Bernard Zinck, concert violinist and recording artist, was violin professor at the University of New Mexico before coming to UWM. His career has become increasingly international in scope since 1992 when he won the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin Trust Award in Paris. He has performed in Japan, France, Holland and throughout the U.S. with recent recitals at the National Gallery and the Phillips Collection in Washinghton D.C., the Chicago Cultural Center, the Ethical Society in Philadelphia, the Lizst Academy in Budapest and the Le Châtelet Théâtre, the Athénée Theater in Paris and the Théâtre Imperial in Compiègne. Zinck’s commitment to chamber music has led to engagements at numerous festivals including: Santa Fe Concert Association, Taos, sBowdoin, Milwaukee, NYC Music in Chelsea, Zakopane, Poland, Brighton, UK, Schloßkonzerte, Salzburg, Montepulciano and New Opera Di Roma, Italy and Auvers, Reims, Courchevel-Music in the Alps, Grange de Meslay and Paris-Montmartre in France. Also an active pedagogue, Zinck serves on the faculty of the Cologne Summer Institute in Montepulciano, Italy, and the Milwaukee Chamber Music Festival. He regularly conducts master classes in universities and conservatories throughout the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Europe.