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Rudolf Haken: Master Class and Recital

  • San Jose Academy of Music 3695 Rose Terrasse Circle San Jose, CA, 95148 United States (map)

Rudolf Haken is a composer and violist internationally renowned for his creative melding of disparate musical styles and genres. He is particularly known for his work with extended-range violas, appearing in concert on four continents with his five-string Rivinus viola and six-string Wood Viper electric viola.

Currently, Haken is on the music faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as viola professor and director of the University of Illinois Hip Hop Collective.

You can read his complete bio on his website at

Tickets are $20 and may be purchased in advance or at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, or for any questions, please email the coordinator for this event, Joseph Valdes, at or call/text (858) 282-9192. Thank you!