ABOUT SHLOMO MINTZ
Shlomo Mintz is the Artistic Director of Crans Montana Classics, a high level Master Class in Crans-Montana (Switzerland). Mintz is Mentor and President of the Jury of the International Violin Competition Buenos Aires in Argentina and preside over the Munetsugu Angel Violin Competition in Japan.
Mintz has been a member of many international competition juries such as the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1993) and the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Brussels (1993 and 2001). In October 2001 Mr. Mintz was the President of the Jury of the International Henryk Wieniawski Competition for the Violin in Poznań, Poland.
From 2002 - 2011 he has been the President of the Jury of the Sion Valais-International Violin Competition in Switzerland.
Shlomo Mintz is one of the founders of the Keshet Eilon International Violin Mastercourse in Israel, an advanced-level summer program for young talented violinists from all around the world in kibbutz Eilon, Israel. He has been their Patron for eighteen years (1992-2010).