by Owen Dalby, St. Lawrence String Quartet Violinist
3 PM- 5 PM, Sunday, 02/19/2017
Jou Music Institute, 1622 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA95129
Praised as "dazzling" (The New York Times), "expert and versatile" (The New Yorker), and "a fearless and inquisitive violinist" (San Francisco Classical Voice), Owen Dalby leads a rich musical life as a chamber musician, soloist, new and early music expert, orchestral concertmaster, and educator. Owen is regularly invited to perform as a soloist and chamber musician at festivals from Hamburg to Honolulu, and from Iceland to Mumbai. As the newest member of the St Lawrence String Quartet, Owen made his debut at the 2015 Spoleto USA Festival. With the SLSQ, Owen is Artist-in-Residence at Stanford University, where he co-directs the Strings and Chamber Music program in the Department of Music. With the SLSQ, he performs worldwide and has been a soloist with the San Francisco and Baltimore Symphonies, and the LA Philharmonic. Owen is a co-founder of Decoda, the first-ever Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall. He made his solo Lincoln Center debut in 2010, and in the decade prior to joining the SLSQ Owen appeared frequently with leading groups in and around New York City such as the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble ACJW, Argento Chamber Ensemble, Metropolis Ensemble, the Orchestra of St Luke's, and the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble. Owen received early training with Anne Crowden at the Crowden School in Berkeley, California and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale University. He performs on a violin made by Antonio Stradivari in 1694.