Upcoming Event – Violin Recital
Mount Melleray Abbey presents Prof. Michael Grube on Thursday 27th September @ 7pm
(Available from Mt. Melleray Reception – 058 54404)
A Soloistic Sensation
Born in 1954, Michael Grube began playing the violin from the age of four. Both his
parents were musicians and he received his first training from his father.
After a distinguished graduation Grube continued to study with some of the most famous
violinists and teachers of the time: Max Rostal (Berne), Ivan Galamian (New York) and
Henryk Szeryng (Paris, Mexico). He studied composition and musicology and received his doctorate in the Philosophy of Music (USA).
Prof. Grube has given concerts as an invited soloist in hundreds of countries on all five
continents. In addition to many flattering notices, his performances have won him
numerous prizes, diplomas and awards of honorary-citizenship.
As well as being guest-artist at many important festivals, he chaired the jury at the 8th
International Mozart Festival Stringplayers Competition (USA) and has directed
masterclasses and workshops in many countries.
He has edited violin-works published by Doblinger Edition in Vienna and Pro Musica
International(USA). Prof. Grube performs on his beautiful Amati violin.