Arkadia Yegudkin

Arkadia YegudkinArkadia Yegudkin (1884-1956), professor of horn, was one of the earliest members of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He studied music in his native Russia, and performed with the orchestra of the Imperial Theater in Warsaw and the Petrograd Symphony Orchestra. He left his homeland during the Russian Revolution and traveled to the United States, where he performed as a soloist with Walter Damrosch’s New York Symphony Society and served as first horn with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. He joined the Eastman faculty in 1926, teaching for 23 years until retirement.

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