Lincoln Trio Violinist Named Outstanding Studio Teacher

Desirée Ruhstrat, violinist of the Lincoln Trio, a favorite of Ravinia audiences, has just been named Outstanding Studio Teacher of 2014 by the American String Teachers Association Illinois. This award is presented to one individual who has demonstrated excellence in teaching one-on-one. The Lincoln Trio was nominated for a Grammy in 2013 for its recording of Annelies, the cantata based on the diary of Anne Frank that they premiered at Ravinia. Look for them on the schedule when Ravinia's 2014 season is announced next month.