Artist Bio

Aaron Boyd, violin

Violinist Aaron Boyd enjoys a versatile career as a soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist and concertizes throughout the United States, Europe, Russia, and Asia. As a violinist of the Escher String Quartet, Boyd was a recipient of the 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant and appears regularly as an Artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. He has participated in the Marlboro, La Jolla, Bridgehampton, and Prussia Cove festivals. Previously on the violin faculty of Columbia University and the University of Arizona, Aaron Boyd now lives in New York with his family. He plays the “ex-Stopak” Matteo Goffriller violin, made in Venice in 1700.

Aaron Boyd will lead Encounter Lecture I (July 14), and perform in Concert Program I (July 15), Concert Program III (July 20 and 22), and Carte Blanche Concert II (July 23).