Andy Zaplatynsky, Violin

Andy Zaplatynsky, leader of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra since 1981, was a student of Josef Gingold and Ivan Galamian. While assistant concertmaster of the Detroit Symphony, he was coached in many of the solos by Mischa Mischakoff. Since 2005, Zaplatynsky has had visiting professor status with the Fundacion Universitaria Juan N. Corpas in Bogota, Colombia, where he combines teaching, chamber music coaching, and performance.