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May 22, 2001 | RICHARD S. GINELL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a teenager in the 1960s, violinist Pierre Amoyal was a student of Jascha Heifetz. So the Jascha Heifetz Society could claim a direct connection with Heifetz's legacy by having Amoyal close its first season at Azusa Pacific University's Munson Recital Hall on Sunday afternoon. But Amoyal made a key departure.
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May 22, 2001 | RICHARD S. GINELL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a teenager in the 1960s, violinist Pierre Amoyal was a student of Jascha Heifetz. So the Jascha Heifetz Society could claim a direct connection with Heifetz's legacy by having Amoyal close its first season at Azusa Pacific University's Munson Recital Hall on Sunday afternoon. But Amoyal made a key departure.
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October 20, 2000
A series of concerts and master classes sponsored by the Jascha Heifetz Society continues Sunday at 3 p.m. in Munson Recital Hall at Azusa Pacific University, 901 E. Alosta Ave., Azusa. Veteran violinist Ruggiero Ricci will give what he has called his final public performance, a recital of solo violin works by Bach, Prokofiev, Wieniawski, Ernst, Kreisler, Heifetz and Paganini. Ricci will also give a master class at the university on Saturday at 2 p.m.
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December 12, 2000 | DANIEL CARIAGA, TIMES MUSIC WRITER
Every 13 or 14 years, it seems, Erick Friedman, the celebrated American virtuosoviolinist, returns to Southern California. He did so, again, Sunday afternoon, when he appeared on the new Jascha Heifetz Society series at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa. Friedman's connections with the legendary Heifetz are firm: As a teenager, he studied for three years with the late violinist and was even offered an opportunity to be Heifetz's teaching assistant (which he turned down).
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February 12, 2006 | Adam Baer, Special to The Times
ON a brisk morning a few weeks ago inside downtown L.A.'s Colburn School of Performing Arts, Claire Hodgkins, 76, an Oregon-born violinist, teacher and former assistant to the late violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz (1901-87), entered the free-standing Lloyd Wright studio that once sat on her mentor's Beverly Hills property and before long made a confession.
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