Dorothy DeLay

Juilliard School of Music 
"Dorothy DeLay"

Dorothy DeLay (March 31, 1917 – March 24, 2002) was an American violin instructor, primarily at the Juilliard School and University of Cincinnati

She was born in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.


1 Career and education
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Career and education

In addition to teaching at Juilliard, she taught at Sarah Lawrence College, the University of Cincinnati – College-Conservatory of Music, the New England Conservatory, the Meadowmount School of Music and the Aspen Music Festival and School, among others. She began at Juilliard as a teaching assistant to the well-known violin teacher Ivan Galamian, but later established her own violin studio. DeLay studied at the Oberlin Conservatory with Raymond Cerf and transferred to Michigan State University, where she received her B.A. She went on to earn an Artist Diploma from Juilliard Graduate School.

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