He is a violinist, composer and teacher born in the
United States, who began his formal violin lessons when his mother took him
to a teacher when he was eight years old.
Seeing the New York Philharmonic on the television
influenced him to think about a career in music and he went on to attend
Alberta’s Banff School of Fine Arts in Canada in the summer for a
period of five years. He would later gain his Canadian citizenship in
Interested in orchestral and chamber music, he became
a member of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra with whom he has performed in
countless concerts and recordings.
He has also recorded and toured internationally as a member of the
ensemble the Bach Consort and appeared in the 2007 “Bach Finds
Happiness” as part of the Academy Concert Series. Another ensemble he
has performed with is the Amici Strings who are a chamber ensemble out
together by Joaquin Valdepenas of the Toronto Symphony.
Outside of his career with the Toronto Symphony he has
worked with several media companies and choreographers.
As a composer he has written works such as the
“Soul Map” and his music has been performed in
several Canadian cities and Japan.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Recordings
SMCD 5119 I (CD - Adeste Fidelis)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra and
Conductor - Jean Ashworth Bartle
- Louis and Gino Quilico