Adjunct Professor of Music, Violin
Joined Connecticut College: 2014
Ph.D., Performance, The Juilliard School
• Violin • Chamber music
Theodore "Teddy" Arm was appointed Adjunct Professor of Violin at Connecticut College in 2014.
Theodore Arm has delighted audiences throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia with his artistry. He has appeared as soloist, recitalist and guest artist with such well-known organizations as The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Group for Contemporary Music, New York's Festival Chamber Players and the Boston Chamber Music Society.
In 2011 Arm conducted Master classes in Seoul and performed as a guest artist at the opening of the Chamber Music Hall at the Seoul Arts Center.
He has been a member of the highly acclaimed chamber group TASHI since 1976 and has performed with Lukas Foss, Chick Corea and Gary Burton throughout Europe and Asia. He has had several works written for him, including a violin chamber suite by Gabriela Frank that he performed at Carnegie Hall in November of 2004. In May 2007 he performed in Poland and Russia on a two week tour at the invitation of the Moscow Conservatory.
Arm is a favorite with summer chamber music festival audiences. He has been a regular featured artist at Chamber Music Northwest in Portland, Oregon, the Sarasota Music Festival and Music from Angel Fire, New Mexico. He has taught and performed at the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School in Blue Hill, Maine, and at the Killington Vermont Music Festival.
Arm has taken part in performances and chamber music coaching at the Moon Beach Festival in Okinawa and solo and chamber music concerts in Tokyo, Japan. He has also appeared with the Florestan Trio at PSU and other venues in Portland, Oregon.
He has recorded for RCA, Delos, Koch, Musical Heritage Society and ECM.
Arm is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Connecticut and a 2010 recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award from the School of Fine Arts.
He holds a Doctorate in Performance from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Christine Dethier and Joseph Fuchs.