Brandon Garbot

BRANDON GARBOT has appeared in solo and chamber performances in venues including Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Severance Hall, the Kennedy Center, and in Tainan, Taiwan. He has appeared as soloist with the Oregon Symphony, Jefferson Symphony, Meridian Symphony, Portland Columbia Symphony, Olympia Symphony, Newport Symphony, Salem Chamber Orchestra, Brevard Music Center Orchestra, and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra.

Mr. Garbot is a substitute violinist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, guest musician with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and has served as concertmaster of the New York String Orchestra and as a concertmaster of the Academy Festival Orchestra at the Music Academy of the West.  As a chamber musician, he has collaborated with members of Eighth Blackbird, Theodore Arm, Hsin-Yun Huang, Paul Katz, Richard O’Neill, Steven Tenenbom, Jason Vieaux, and composer/electric guitarist Steven Mackey.  He has been invited to perform at festivals including Chamber Music Northwest, Festival Mozaic, the Taos School of Music, Music Academy of the West, Music from Angel Fire, the Perlman Music Program and was chosen to participate in the inaugural Chamber Music Encounters of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center .  

Mr. Garbot’s performances have been featured on APM’s Performance Today and WHYY’s On Stage at Curtis. Brandon Garbot is a student of violinist Ida Kavafian and Arnold Steinhardt at the Curtis Institute of Music and he received a Young Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he was a student of William Preucil.  He has also studied with Itzhak Perlman and Catherine Cho at the Perlman Music Program.