Violin Performance, DMA
Summa Cum Laude

Dr. Immanuel Tzemach Abraham is an African American, award-winning performer, composer, masterclass clinician, and teacher. He graduated magna cum laude with his Bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance, and summa cum laude with his Master’s degree in Violin Performance, both from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

He graduated summa cum laude again with his Doctorate in Violin Performance from the University of Arizona. He also holds a certificate for exceptional service as a distinguished clinician from the Cochise Music Teacher’s Association, and holds a certificate in Online Teaching from the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Programs and organizations recently featuring Dr. Abraham include the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Masterclass Lecture at the Menuhin-Dowling Program, Southwest Strings, American String Teacher’s Association (ASTA), Tucson Film Festival, String Masters, Key To Change, SHAR Music, Fiddlershop, Community School of Music & Arts, The Entertainer magazine, Mind Over Finger podcast with Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier, Violin Podcast with Eric Mrugala, Lovin’ Life in Tucson newspaper, Arizona Jewish Post newspaper, and the Arizona Daily Star newspaper.

He has had live audiences across seven countries, and is best-known for his versatility and creativity as a performer and composer. His compositional highlights include “The Abraham 24 Caprices for Solo Violin”, his violin quintet arrangement of “The Star-Spangled Banner”, and his string quartets “The Gilgamesh Quartet” and “Codex Janus”, both featured in SHAR Music’s blog, “Writing Stories in Music”. He is also the author of “J.S. Bach’s Chaconne: A Performer- Composer’s Approach to Interpretation”.

Dr. Abraham is also the founder and director of The Violin Guild string forum, which hosts over 41,000 bowed string playing members, and is an artistic ambassador of Southwest Strings, WMutes, and Ovation Press. He can be reached directly via his website at .


Dr. Abraham is a passionate advocate for science, world kinship through the arts, social equality, and environmental proactivity. His social media handle is @TheViolinDoctor on:

Facebook, InstagramTikTok, and String Masters.

Dr. Abraham's "24 Caprices for Solo Violin

"...jazzy stuff, fiddle, different periods of classical. I’m impressed with the details and skill writing these different styles."

Violinist, Lauren Farrell

"24 Caprices for Solo Violin"

by Dr. Immanuel Abraham

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Dr. Immanuel Abraham Violin 24 Caprices

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"...jazzy stuff, fiddle, different periods of classical. I’m impressed with the details and skill writing these different styles."

Violinist, Lauren Farrell

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Violin, Viola, & Music Composition

Beginner through Professional

"I respect you as your own artist from day one.

I support you learning what you want to learn."

— Dr. Abraham

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"There is a sense of utter commitment in his playing, and quality in his approach to performance that is unique and captivating."
—St. Louis Symphony Concertmaster,
David Halen

"As authentic a fiddle player as I've ever heard!"

Grammy Award Winner, Alex DePue

"...a great leader in our music world."

Emmy Award Winner, Mark Wood

"Abraham's Bach is on fire!"

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Grammy Nominated, The Mad Violinist

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