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Lawrence Dutton has collaborated with many of the worlds great artists, including Isaac Stern, Mstislav Rostropovich, Oscar Shumsky, Walter Trampler, Menahem Pressler, Lynn Harrell, Joshua Bell, Yefim Bronfman, Joseph Kalichstein, Misha Dichter, Jan DeGaetani, and Edgar Meyer, among others. As violist of the Emerson String Quartet, he performs over 100 concerts each season. With the quartet, he has won eight Grammy Awards, most recently the 2006 Best Chamber Music Performance for Intimate Voices on Deutsche Grammophon, for whom the Quartet records exclusively. Mr. Dutton has performed as guest artist with numerous chamber music ensembles, including the Juilliard and Guarneri quartets and the Beaux Arts and Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson trios. Mr. Dutton has appeared as soloist with many American and European orchestras, including those of Germany, Belgium, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Colorado, and Virginia. He has also appeared as guest artist at the music festivals of Santa Fe, Ravinia, La Jolla, and Chamber Music Northwest and has collaborated with the late Isaac Stern in the International Chamber Music Encounters both at Carnegie Hall and in Jerusalem. Mr. Dutton is professor of viola and chamber music at Stony Brook State University of New York and the Manhattan School of Music.

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