concertmaster


con·cert·mas·ter

noun \ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌmas-tər\

: a musician who is the leading violin player and the assistant conductor of an orchestra

Full Definition of CONCERTMASTER

:  the leader of the first violins of an orchestra and by custom usually the assistant to the conductor

Variants of CONCERTMASTER

con·cert·mas·ter or con·cert·meis·ter \-ˌmī-stər\

Origin of CONCERTMASTER

German Konzertmeister, from Konzert concert + Meister master
First Known Use: 1853

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