Bruce Dukov

Biography

Concertmaster of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Bruce Dukov has proven to be as skillful a country fiddler as he is a classically trained violinist. The country violin soloist for the John Williams-penned score of the 1997 film, Rosewood, Dukov has consistently included classic country music instrumentals, including "Orange Blossom Special," during his solo violin performances. Dukov has performed on albums by Air Supply, the Animaniacs, David Read more Benoit, Natalie Cole, Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach, Celine Dion, B.B. King, Alan Jackson, Ricky Martin, James Taylor, and Bette Midler. His playing has been featured on the soundtracks of more than four dozen films including My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Wrongfully Accused, Analyze This, Batman Forever, I Am Sam, Joy Luck Club, and Addams Family Values.

A native of New York City, Dukov studied at the city's High School of Music and Art. He earned Bachelor and Masters degrees in violin performance from the Julliard School of Music. In addition to receiving a Fulbright grant to study in England, he won the Kosciusko Foundation's Wieniawski prize and the National Young Artists Competition in 1973.

Although he settled in London, Dukov made his presence felt throughout Europe and the Middle East, appearing regularly on radio and television and teaching at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and Dublin Philharmonic Society.

Returning to the United States in the early '90s, Dukov became one of the most-respected concertmasters and instrumentalists in southern California. He has appeared as a soloist and concertmaster for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and has recorded as a soloist for CBS Masterworks. Read less

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Biography

Concertmaster of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Bruce Dukov has proven to be as skillful a country fiddler as he is a classically trained violinist. The country violin soloist for the John Williams-penned score of the 1997 film, Rosewood, Dukov has consistently included classic country music instrumentals, including "Orange Blossom Special," during his solo violin performances. Dukov has performed on albums by Air Supply, the Animaniacs, David Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
The Future - Main Titles
Time's Up
Hope (Xavier's Theme)
I Found Them
Saigon - Logan Arrives
Pentagon Plan - Sneaky Mystique
He Lost Everything
Springing Erik
How Was She?
All Those Voices
Paris Pandemonium
Contacting Raven
Rules of Time
Hat Rescue
Time's Up (Film Version)
The Attack Begins
Join Me
Do What You Were Made For
I Have Faith in You - Goodbyes
Welcome Back - End Titles


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