- Elaine L. Peterson
(b Chester, PA, Sept 9, 1960). American violinist. While a student of IVAN GALAMIAN and SZYMON GOLDBERG at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in the 1980s, Bachmann was also awarded a scholarship by The Tuesday Musical Club to study composition with GEORGE ROCHBERG. After winning first prize at the Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition in Vienna, she made her professional debut in ...