Concertmaster meaning

kŏn'sərt-măs'tər
The first violinist in a symphony orchestra.
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The leader of the first violin section of a symphony orchestra, who plays the solo passages and often serves as assistant to the conductor.
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(music, US) The first violin in a symphony orchestra; normally plays violin solos.
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Origin of concertmaster

  • A calque of German Konzertmeister.
    From Wiktionary