Artist Bio

James Thompson, violin

Violinist James Thompson is currently an Artist Diploma candidate at the Cleveland Institute of Music working with Jaime Laredo, having studied previously with William Preucil and Paul Kantor. Thompson regularly performs for top-tier chamber music festivals around the country, including Music@Menlo, the Perlman Music Program, and the Taos School of Music. Alongside his performance career, James Thompson is forming a strong reputation as a private instructor and chamber music coach. He views his work with young people as an immensely important aspect of his calling as a musician and is grateful to have the opportunity to share with everyone the joy he has found making music

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