Marylhurst University

Skip to content »
masthead-department

Lajos Balogh

Faculty Image

Department of Music
lbalogh@marylhurst.edu

Education

MM, University of Oregon
BM, Liszt Academy of Music

Instrument/Subject

Violin

Ensembles

Marylhurst Community Orchestra

About

Born and raised in Hungary, Lajos Balogh received his first violin lessons from his father at the age of 3 1/2. He settled in the United States in 1967, and has taught at Marylhurst University since then.

Lajos concertized as a soloist and chamber musician in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom. Her formerly served on the faculties of Lewis & Clark College and Portland State University.

Lajos is founding conductor and music director of the Portland Festival Symphony and the Marylhurst Youth Symphony. He is also  founder and conductor emeritus of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony. He served as principal second violinist of the Oregon Symphony for 27 years.

Teachers

Teachers at the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest were Rados, Jardanyi, Szervanszky, Anton Molnar and Zoltan Kodaly

Further studies in Munich with Kurt Stiehler and in Hamburg with Tibor Varga

Professional Associations

Member of the American Federation of Musicians
Charter Member of the Beethoven Society, Munich, Germany


.

Related News

See All News

Jay Dressler Elected WRAMTA Treasurer

Jay Dressler, music therapy student, was elected to the office of treasurer for the Western Region American Music Therapy Association for 2015-16.

Calendar

See All Events

April 25, 2015

Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit

The Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit features instrument makers and performers of the Pacific Northwest. Exhibits and woodworking demonstrations...

READ MORE

April 26, 2015

Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit

The Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit features instrument makers and performers of the Pacific Northwest. Exhibits and woodworking demonstrations...

READ MORE

April 26, 2015

Music in the Woods: Mousai ReMIX

This string quartet assembled out of a passion to study and perform the great string quartet literature and share their love of music with the Port...

READ MORE

©2013 Marylhurst University