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Keith Gates: Music

Philip Ruder

Philip Ruder may be heard in this recording on this website:
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Philip Ruder

Philip Ruder was Concertmaster of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for 21 years; he performed as soloist with that orchestra over 20 times and has made more than 50 recordings. He has played in the Casals Festival Orchestra, the Festival in Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy, and the Aspen and Grand Teton music festivals. He has also appeared as a guest artist with the San Diego and West Coast Chamber Orchestras. In 1995, he began a unique program at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Orchestral Career Studies Program, which trains some of the country's most promising students in the art of orchestral playing.