Bernard Zinck, concert violinist and recording artist, is currently Associate Professor of Violin and Chamber Music Director at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also is the artistic director and founder of the Lakeside Chamber Music Workshop in Lake Forest (Illinois) and Candes St Martin, (France). In 2018, he was awarded the “Certificate of Excellence in Studio Teaching” by Civic Music Association.
Zinck is in demand as a coach and teacher, having served on the faculty of the Köhln Summer Institute in Montepulciano, the International Lyric Academy of Rome and the Tuscia Opera festival (Italy), Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival, Music in the Alps in Courchevel, and Holy Trinity Summer Music camp in Haiti. He is regularly invited to conduct master classes and residencies in universities and conservatories throughout the world and is on the roster of Eastern Music Festival 2019 distinguished teaching artists. Zinck is a graduate of the Paris Conservatory, the Juilliard School (BM and MM), and Temple University (DMA).