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Professor of Violin at the Indiana University School of Music, Mauricio Fuks began his violin studies in his native Uruguay with Ylia Fidlon. After graduating from the Juilliard School of Music, where he studied with Joseph Fuchs and Ivan Galamian, he furthered his studies at the University of Southern California with Jascha Heifetz.
In 1964, he was 1st prize winner of the Young Concert Artists Competition. Following a distinguished international career as concertmaster, chamber musician, and soloist, he now devotes himself entirely to pedagogy.
He has been a visiting professor at the Yehudi Menuhin School in London, the University of Limerick in Ireland, the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin, the Reina Sofia School in Madrid, the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, and the Royal Academy of Music in London and is invited to give Master Classes all over the world.
He is a regular participant in Summer Master Classes at the Salzburg International Summer Academy of the "Mozarteum," the Sarasota Music Festival, the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Studies in Aldeburgh, the Oxford Summer Festival in Quebec, and at La Ferme de Villefavard, in France.
He has served as jury member in numerous international competitions. In 1999, he was appointed an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music. Mauricio Fuks is regarded as one of today's finest violin pedagogues.