As one might expect during three decades of teaching, Radnofsky has found the time to reflect upon what makes a good teacher. He believes that music schools are traditionally made up of four kinds of teachers: 1. Well-known performers who don't care about their students. "Why do they teach?" asks Radnofsky, 2. Well-known performer/teachers who do care. 3. Lesser-known teacher/performers who care a lot, and 4. Unknown teachers, who don't perform and don't care. (Perhaps this is the group George Bernard Shaw had in mind.) "As teachers," says Radnofsky, " we work daily to avoid falling into categories one and four, while we aspire to categories two and three." According to Victor Rosenbaum, Director of the Longy School of Music, "Ken Radnofsky is devoted to teaching. He has his values straight. Although he has moved in prestigious circles of the music world, he has not sought fame. He has, instead, strived to be the best musician he can be, and to serve the art he is devoted to with integrity and love." Larry Alan Smith, President of the School of American Ballet and former Dean at the Hartt School of Music of the University of Hartford exclaims, "If only we could package the kind of dedication Ken Radnofsky feels about teaching! I know a few people who could use a large dose of such enthusiasm. Like ken, I get enormous joy out of talking with young people about music. What could be better?"

Kenneth Radnofsky's teaching career has included long associations with numerous institutions, many of which continue today. They are, in chronological order, J. Frank Dobie High School, Phillips Andover Academy, Brown University, New England Conservatory, University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Rhode Island, Pennsylvania State University, Yale University, Boston University, Hartt School of Music, The Boston Conservatory, Longy School of Music and The Community Music Center of Boston. He has also presented master classes and clinics at many institutions around the world, often under the sponsorship of the Selmer Company.

As a performer Radnofsky has appeared as soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles throughout the world, including the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Kurt Masur, the Dresden Staatskapelle Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Taipei Symphony, the New World Symphony, and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

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