Grammy Award-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie is a soloist but can also be found sharing the stage with Gregg Allman, Chuck Leavell, Anna Deavere Smith, and Li’l Buck. Philip Glass dedicated his second violin concerto, The American Four Seasons, to Mr. McDuffie. Mr. McDuffie is the founder of the Rome Chamber Music Festival in Italy and the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University in his native city of Macon, Georgia.
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