The Juilliard School has appointed Ida Kavafian to its violin faculty from autumn 2012. The violinist and violist, who studied at Juilliard with Oscar Shumsky, is a longtime member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and former violinist of the Beaux Arts Trio. She teaches at the Curtis Institute of Music and Bard College Conservatory, and will remain on their faculties after joining Juilliard.