TEACHING-MASTER CLASSES

leading the North Park University Chamber Soloists, Chicago 2012

leading the North Park University Chamber Soloists, Chicago 2012

Dedicated to educating the next Generation of muscians, David Yonan has held the position of Coordinator of Strings and Artist-in Residence at Columbia College Chicago and was on faculty at North Park University Chicago, where he also founded and directed the North Park University Chamber Soloists Ensemble. In addition he was giving master classes and coached chamber music at the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory Chicago and the Music Institute of Chicago.
His students have won top prizes at national and international music competitions, such as the International Alexander & Buono Competition New York, the International Protegé Competition New York, the Walgreens National Concerto Competition, the International Anton Rubinstein Violin Competition Germany and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. .

Many of his former students have gone on to pursue Bachelors and Masters Degrees at Colleges and Universities such as the Juilliard School New York, Manhattan School of Music, Royal College of Music London,  Cleveland Institute of Music, Boston Conservatory, Northwestern University Chicago, University of Southern California Los Angeles, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Indiana University, Chicago College of the Performing Arts, Oberlin College, Columbia College Chicago, among many others.


David Yonan has given master classes and guest lectures at Northwestern University, San Francisco State University, University of Chicago and the Hochschule für Musik "Franz Liszt" Weimar. In  2016 he joined the faculty of the International Montecito Music Festival, at La Sierra University, California and in 2016 founded the International Music-and Culture Festival Uckermark.
Prospective Students interested to audition should send their inquiries to fineartsmusicsociety@gmail.com

presenting longtime mentor Ruggiero Ricci (1918-2012)  with his last pedagogical work "Ricci on Glissando" at my alma mater, the Music Institute of Chicago 2009

presenting longtime mentor Ruggiero Ricci (1918-2012) with his last pedagogical work "Ricci on Glissando" at my alma mater, the Music Institute of Chicago 2009

North Park University Chicago, 
Class of 2010

North Park University Chicago, Class of 2010

coaching a String Quartett at the International InterHarmony Music Festival in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany 2010.

coaching a String Quartett at the International InterHarmony Music Festival in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany 2010.

Violin Masterclass, International Montecito Music Festival, La Sierra University California  7/2016

Violin Masterclass, International Montecito Music Festival, La Sierra University California 7/2016

Violin Masterclass, International Montecito Music Festival, La Sierra University California 7/2016

Violin Masterclass, International Montecito Music Festival, La Sierra University California 7/2016

teaching a Violin Masterclass at the International Montecito Music Festival, La Sierra University California 2016

teaching a Violin Masterclass at the International Montecito Music Festival, La Sierra University California 2016

selected pre-Collge students with Maestro Ruggiero Ricci at his home in Palm Springs, California, July 2007

selected pre-Collge students with Maestro Ruggiero Ricci at his home in Palm Springs, California, July 2007

with my foremost American teachers, distinguished Professors Roland and Almita Vamos (Northwestern University, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Music Institute of Chicago) 
Fine Arts Building Chicago 2007

with my foremost American teachers, distinguished Professors Roland and Almita Vamos (Northwestern University, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Music Institute of Chicago) Fine Arts Building Chicago 2007

Vamos Celebration at Symphony Center Chicago 2013, with my foremost American Violin Professors Almita and Roland Vamos

North Park University Chamber Soloists Ensemble Chicago