Artist Bio

Daniel Phillips, violin

Violinist Daniel Phillips enjoys a versatile career as a veteran chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. A graduate of Juilliard, his teachers were his father Eugene Phillips, Ivan Galamian, Sally Thomas, Sándor Végh, and George Neikrug. He is a founding member of the thirty-two-year-old Orion String Quartet, known for their Beethoven recordings. He won the 1976 Young Concert Artists Competition and the Leipzig Bach Competition bronze medal. A regular at many festivals, he was recently appointed Codirector of Music from Angel Fire with his wife, flutist Tara Helen O’Connor. Phillips teaches at Queens College, Bard College, and Juilliard. He lives with his wife and their two adorable dachshunds in Manhattan.