nounchiefly North American
The leading first-violin player in some orchestras.
More example sentences
- Among his disciples are the well-known cello teacher George Neikrug and the late violist, William Primrose and among his students were concertmasters of major orchestras, including Joseph Silverstein.
- Should I take a safe job as a concertmaster of an orchestra?
- Kleiber disliked making records and grumbled when the Vienna Philharmonic changed concertmasters from one session to the next, but the spring in his overture was inspirational.
Definition of concertmaster in:
- The US English dictionary