Routa Kroumovitch, Violin
Professor, Stetson University’s School of Music, Florida. Participated in numerous concert tours and recorded on radio and television throughout the former USSR, United States, Canada, and Europe. Studied with Galina Barinova, Leonid Kogan, and David Oistrakh at the Moscow Conservatory. Soloist with the following conductors: V. Tevah (Chile), J.C. Santos (Peru), W. Torkanowsky (USA), S. Bedford (England), L. Halaz (USA), R. Henderson (USA), M. Benzecry (Argentina), U. Mayer (Canada), T. Sleeper (USA), Tovi Lifsics (Latvia), Kypros Markus (Greece), J. Sinclaire (USA). First violin of the Santiago Chamber Orchestra, concertmaster of the Chilean Philharmonic Orchestra, and concertmaster of the Chilean Symphony Orchestra, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, concertmaster of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, Bach Festival Orchestra in Orlando. She also received the Critic’s Award for the best solo performance in Santiago, Chile, and a Fulbright Award. Furthermore, during her years in Chile, the virtuoso toured all over the world as a soloist and in duo with her husband, Chilean violinist Alvaro Gomez. Master classes in Australia, China, Korea, Japan, Israel, and Europe. Judge in international violin competitions. Participated in numerous festivals including Grand Tetons, the Florida International Festival, Frutillar Music Festival in Chile, Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival.