Violinist Odin Rathnam in Concert

   Campus News | Posted on February 1, 2018

On Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at 4 p.m., Andrews University hosts Odin Rathnam in concert at the Howard Performing Arts Center. No tickets are required for this event. Odin Rathnam will also be presenting a Masterclass at 7 p.m. after the concert—all are welcome.

Since his critically acclaimed Lincoln Center debut in 1993, American violinist Odin Rathnam has established himself as one of the most passionate and versatile artists of his generation. He has received unanimous praise from critics and audiences for his “captivating temperament,” “brilliant technique” and a sound “recalling the legendary violinists of the past.”

A veteran performer at many major European and American festivals including the Algarve International Music Festival in Portugal, Denmark’s Tivoli and Vendsyssel festivals, Deia International Festival in Mallorca, Boswil Festival in Switzerland, Aspen, Caramoor and Endless Mountain Music festivals, he has also appeared in recital at the Market Square Concerts series, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Recital Hall, where he first appeared at the age of 15.

As a chamber musician, Odin Rathnam has collaborated with many leading artists of his generation. He received his formal training at Juilliard Pre-College and Mannes College of Music with Sally Thomas and Ann Setzer, returning to the Juilliard School as a full scholarship student of Dorothy DeLay and Masao Kawasaki. He studied chamber music with Julius Levine, Felix Galimir, Joel Smirnoff and Josef Gingold. He also worked closely with the Danish violinist and pedagogue Anker Buch, who is credited by many for bringing Ivan Galamian’s teachings to Denmark.

For more information regarding this event, or any events occurring at the Howard Center this year, contact the Howard Performing Arts Center at or 269-471-3560, or visit