About A. Cavallo Violins
Dr. Alexander Ross is founder and president of A. Cavallo Violins, LLC.
He has studied instrument restoration and repair with Franz Kinberg and Stephanie Voss. He founded A. Cavallo Violins, LLC to serve students, professionals and amateurs with excellent service and quality instruments
Alex has taught for over 25 years, and is trained as a violinist and teacher. He has taught at the University of Georgia, Yale, Hillsdale College, and the Preucil School of Music and was the founder and director of the Omaha Conservatory of Music. Dr. Ross has also taught at numerous summer festivals throughout the US and Europe.
He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States and Europe, and has held concertmaster positions in Connecticut, Iowa, Michigan, and Indiana. Dr. Ross' recordings include compact discs of the string quartets of Randall Thompson, sonatas of Charles Ives, and the Sonata for Violin and Piano of Roy Harris. Recorded performances of Alexander Ross can be found on the Bay Cities, Albany, Citadel, and Music and Arts labels.
Alex studied with such notable violinists and pedagogues as Leopold LaFosse, Paul Kantor, Jaap Schroeder, Jacob Krachmalnick, Paul Makanowitzky, and Ruggiero Ricci.