Dr Evan ROTHSTEIN, Deputy Head of Strings at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Chairman of the European Chamber Music Teachers’ Association, studied at the Eastman School and Indiana University in Bloomington. His violin professors included Veda Reynolds and Nelli Shkolnikova, and in chamber music he worked with members of the Cleveland, Tokyo, Julliard, Fine Arts, and Borodin Quartets. In 1989 he moved to Paris and worked as a freelance musician. Named in 2001 to a research and teaching position in musicology at the University of Paris 8 – Saint Denis, he also teaches chamber music at the Indiana University Summer String Academy since 1997. He has lectured and published articles and program notes for the Cité de la musique and the Théâtre de Châtelet ranging from the music of Aperghis to Broadway musicals.