Artist Bio

Brandon Garbot, violin

Violinist Brandon Garbot has appeared in solo and chamber performances in venues including Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Severance Hall, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Kennedy Center, and in Tainan, Taiwan. He recently appeared as a soloist with the Curtis Chamber Orchestra, performing Mozart’s Fourth Violin Concerto on tour in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Florida, and California. Garbot is a substitute violinist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and has been a guest musician with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he has collaborated with members of eighth blackbird, Theodore Arm, Timothy Eddy, Hsin-Yun Huang, Paul Katz, Richard O’Neill, Steven Tenenbom, and Jason Vieaux, as well as composer/percussionist Andy Akiho 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, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Music from Angel Fire, and the Perlman Music Program and was chosen to participate in the inaugural Chamber Music Encounters of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Brandon Garbot’s performances have been featured on APM’s Performance Today and WHYY’s On Stage at Curtis. He studies with violinists Ida Kavafian and Arnold Steinhardt at the Curtis Institute of Music and has previously studied with Catherine Cho, Itzhak Perlman, and William Preucil.