An active teacher until his passing, Mr. Totenberg’s influence can be heard everyday in orchestras across the globe.

“There’s a reason all the students say, we love Mr. Totenberg,” says acclaimed soloist Mira Wang, a former pupil. “It’s the generosity, the extra time, the extra attention, never putting himself first. Without Mr. Totenberg, I wouldn’t be what I am today.”


Mr. Totenberg was a beloved teacher at these great schools.


There are legions of Roman’s students all over the world. Here is a partial list.

Photo Gallery

Images of student lessons and performances over the years.