Curriculum Vitae

Performance Career (Solo Violin)
Venues and Sample Programs

Lycium Theater
San Diego, USA

September, 1992
“Vivaldi’s Four Seasons”
A. Vivaldi – Four Seasons

 

Emperor’s Hall
Fussen, Germany

July, 1997
“Upcoming Virtuosi”
F. Kreisler – Short Pieces
H. Wieniawski – Polonaise in A Major
C. Szymanowski – Mythes

 

Mozart House
Salzburg, Austria

July, 1998
“Upcoming Virtuosi”
H. Wieniawski – Polonaise in A Major
N. Paganini – Caprice no. 24
N. Paganini – Melodie
R. Schedrin – Imitation of Albeniz

 

Grand Cathedral
Saluzzo, Italy

July, 2000
“Upcoming Virtuosi”
N. Paganini – Violin Concerto no. 2

 

Carmel Valley Library
San Diego, USA

October, 2001
“Solo Recital”
C. Franck – Sonata
V. Barkauskas – Partita

 

Scripps Hall
La Jolla, USA

June, 2002
“California Institute of Music Gala”
P. I. Tchaikovski – Violin Concerto
California Institute of Music Symphony

 

Cadro Municipal
Viana do Castello, Portugal

August 2013
E. Ysaye – Sonata op. 17 no. 3
J. Brahms – Sonata in A Major

 

Calvary Church
Los Angeles, CA

February, 2004
“Solo Recital”
H. Wieniawski – Caprice op. 11 no. 2
E. Ysaye – Sonata op. 17 no. 6
L. V. Beethoven – Sonata in D op. 12 no. 1
P. Hindemith – Sonata op. 23 no. 1
E. Ysaye – Child’s Dream

Lotte Lehmann Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

June 2006
“Solo Recital”
LV Beethoven – Sonata in D Major
J Brahms – Sonata in G Major

 

Albuquerque Institute of Music
Albuquerque, NM

October 2012
“Dialogues Series”
H. Wieniawski – Theme and Variations op. 15
N. Paganini – Caprice op. 1 no. 5
JS Bach – Sonata in g minor

 

Diana Hall
Engers, Germany

August 2014
“Faculty Recital”
Halvorsen – Concert Caprice for Two Violins
C Franck – Piano Quintet

Performance Career (Chamber)
Venues and Example Programs

Cadro Municipal
Viana do Castello, Portugal

August 2003
W. A. Mozart – String Quintet op.
J. Brahms – String Sextet op.
with: David Chan, Catherine Ro, Nokothula Ngwenyama, Emile Rovner, Nikolai Gimaletdinov

 

Endler Hall
Stellenbosch, South Africa

July, 2003
J. Haydn – String Quartet op.
D. Schostakovich – String Quartet op.
F. Schubert – Quartetsatz
with: Rebecca Tseitlin, Marisa Bushman, Chris Ahn

 

Popper Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, USA

May, 2004
B. Bartok – Contrasts
E. Ewasen – Trio
with: David Kaplan, Jeff Anderle, Benjamin Tellinghuisen

 

Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, USA

March, 2004
A. Schoenberg – Verklaertenacht
with: Mark Kaplan, Paul Coletti, Marisa Bushman, Antonio Lysy, Carter Dewberry

 

Popper Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, USA

March, 2006
“Endymion String Quartet Recital”
W. A. Mozart – String Quartet k575
M. Ravel – String Quartet
J. haydn – String Quartet

 

Albuquerque Institute of Music
Albuquerque, USA

October 2012
WA Mozart – Sonata in Eb Major for Violin and Piano
Bach G-minor Solo Violin Sonata
H. Wieniawski – Theme and Variations
with: Daniel Cummings, Piano

 

Palisades Lutheran Church
Pacific Palisades, CA

September 2013
C. Saint-Saens – Sonata in d-minor for Violin and Piano
L. V. Beethoven – Sonata in G Major for Violin and Piano
H. Wieniawski – Theme and Variations
A. Tseitlin – Musings on a Theme through Ableton Live
with: Yolanda Klappert, Piano

 

Schloss Engers
Engers, Germany

August 2014
C. Frank – Piano Quintet in f-minor
with: Kevin Fitz-Gerald, Irina Tseitlin, Rebecca Tseitlin, Konstantin Manaev

 

VIRTUOSI USA
Encinitas, USA

September 2014
J. Brahms – Sextet in Bb Major
with: Martin Chalifour, Karen Dreyfus, Robert DeMaine, Marek Spakevich, Paul Tseitlin

Orchestral Career
Positions and Ensembles

Concertmaster
California Institute of Music
Symphony

September 1998 – May 2002
San Diego, USA

 

Concertmaster
Italy&USA International Music Festival
Symphony

July 1998 – 2001
Saluzzo, Italy

 

 

Concertmaster
International Musikfest
Symphony

August 2002 – 2006
Viana do Castello, Portugal

 

Concertmaster
University of California
Los Angeles
Philharmonia

September 2004 – May 2005
Los Angeles, USA

 

Violin 1 Section
St. Matthew’s Music Guild

September 2006 – May 2008
Pacific Palisades, CA

 

Pedagogical Career
Positions and Institutions

 

Eleos Music
String Faculty
Pacific Palisades, USA
Thousand Oaks, USA

September 2005 – Present
Instruction of students ages 6 – 20 in violin, viola, cello, classical guitar, and piano performance, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire from early development to professional preparation.

California International Music Festival
Viola Performance
Engers, Germany

August 2014, 2015
Instruction of students ages 12 – 20 in viola and violin performance, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire in a festival setting.

International Musikfest
Adjunct String Faculty
Viana do Castello, Portugal

August 2005 – 2006
Instruction of students ages 12 – 20 in violin performance, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire in a festival setting.

California Institute
of Music

String Faculty
San Diego, USA

September 2002 – July 2004
Instruction of students ages 6 – 15 in violin performance from early development to college preparation.

 

Production Career
Composition, Orchestration, Production

2014

Sister Sister
Linus Young

2013

Gold Fever
Little Hurricane

2012

Homewrecker
Little Hurricane

Timeless
Caroll Matthews

EVE
On Being Human

The Invisible
Daniel Bashta

2011

Current
Sarah Macintosh

Pardoned
Adam Richards

Timeless
Carroll Matthews

Never Be The Same
Theft

Fearless
Travis Ryan

2010

A Sweet and Bitter Providence
Joy Eternal

We All Want To Fly
Inspired Flight

2008

Stand
William Kappen

2007

Origins
Alexander Tseitlin

2006

Sundays Volume 1
Travis Taylor

2005

Come Again
Travis Taylor

Paper Skin
Kendall Payne

 


Competitions
Prizes and Events

1st Prize
VOCE Competition
San Diego, USA

March 1998
Program:
F. Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto

 

1st Prize
California International Young Artists Competition
San Diego, USA

March 1999
Program:
N. Paganini – La Campanella
J. S. Brahms – Sonata in A Major

 

Henri Marteau Competition
Wittenberg, Germany

July 2005
Program:
H. Marteau – Rondeau
H. Wieniawski – Caprice op. 11 no. 2
J. S. Bach – Sonata no. 1 BWV 1000
W. A. Mozart – Concerto in A Major
N. Paganini – Caprice op. 1 no. 5
E. Ysaye – Sonata op. 17 no. 6
J. Brahms – Sonata in A Major
M. Reger – Adagio and Fugue
J. Brahms – Concerto in D op. 72

Educational Background

Professor
Michael Tseitlin

California Institute of Music

January 1988 – August 2002
Violin studies under Russian Conservatory style pedagogy emphasizing technical development and proficiency.

 

Professor
Mark Kaplan
University of California,
Los Angeles

September 2002 – July 2005
Studies under Galamian School style of pedagogy in violin performance emphasizing technical, musical, and academic analysis of music literature.

 

Professor
Alice Schoenfeld

University of
Southern California

August 2006 – January 2007
Violin studies under German Traditional style pedagogy emphasizing communication and career development.

 

Professor
Donald Neuen

University of California,
Los Angeles

September 2002 – July 2004
Studies in conducting, choral technique, and critical choral and orchestral literature.

 

Professor
Paul Reale

University of California,
Los Angeles

September 2002 – July 2003
Studies in music theory, composition, and analysis of critical literature.

Abridged Repertoire List – Violin Solo

JS Bach
Sonata no. 1 in g (BWV1001)
Sonata no. 2 in a (BWV1003)
Chaconne in D (from BWV1004)
Sonata no. 3 in C (BWV 1005)
Partita no. 3 in E (BWV 1006)

V Barkauskas
Partita for Solo Violin

B Bartok
Concerto

LV Beethoven
Sonata no. 1 in D op. 12 no. 1
Sonata no. 7 in c op. 30 no. 2
Sonata no. 10 in G op. 96

J Brahms
Sonata no. 1 in D op. 78
Sonata no. 2 in A op. 100
Sonata no. 3 in d op. 108
Concerto in D op. 77
Scherzo op. posth.

M Bruch
Violin Concerto in g op. 26

C Franck
Sonata in A

A Glazunov
Concerto in a op. 82

 

P Hindemith
Sonata no. 2 op. 31 no. 2

F Kreisler
Viennese Caprice
Libeslied
Libestfeud

T Mazaika
Fantasy

F Mendelssohn
Concerto in e op. 64

WA Mozart
Sonata in A k 526
Sonata in C k 303
Concerto in G k 216
Concerto in D k 218
Concerto in A k 214

N Paganini
Caprice op. 1 no. 1
Caprice op. 1 no. 2
Caprice op. 1 no. 4
Caprice op. 1 no. 3
Caprice op. 1 no. 5
Caprice op. 1 no. 6
Caprice op. 1 no. 9
Caprice op. 1 no. 11
Caprice op. 1 no. 12
Caprice op. 1 no. 13
Caprice op. 1 no. 18
Caprice op. 1 no. 21
Caprice op. 1 no. 24
Violin Concerto in D op. 6
La Campanella op. 7 no. 2
Serenade in A

S Prokofiev
Sonata in D

F Schubert
Ave Maria
Sonata no. 1

J Sibelius
Concerto in d op. 47

PI Tchaikowski
Concerto in D op. 35
Meditation op. 42
Waltz-Scherzo op. 42

H Vieuxtemps
Concerto no. 5 op. 37

A Vivaldi
Four Seasons op. 8 no. 1

Wieniawski
Concerto no. 2 op. 22
Polonaise op. 4
Polonaise Brilliante op. 21
Caprice op. 11 no. 6
Caprice op. 11 no. 7
Caprice op. 10 no. 2

E. Ysaye
Sonata no. 3, “Ballade” op. 27 no. 3
Sonata no. 4 op. 27 no. 4
Sonata no. 6 op. 27 no. 6

Abridged Repertoire List – Viola Solo

JS Bach
Suite for Cello in G Major
Suite for Cello in d-minor

V Barkauskas
Partita for Solo Violin

J Brahms
Sonata in f-minor

P Hindemith
Sonata no. 2 op. 31 no. 2

F Kreisler
Viennese Caprice
Libeslied
Libestfeud

 

F Mendelssohn

Sonata in e-flat major

N Paganini
Caprice op. 1 no. 1
Caprice op. 1 no. 2
Caprice op. 1 no. 4
Caprice op. 1 no. 3
Caprice op. 1 no. 5
Caprice op. 1 no. 6
Caprice op. 1 no. 9
Caprice op. 1 no. 11
Caprice op. 1 no. 12
Caprice op. 1 no. 13
Caprice op. 1 no. 18
Caprice op. 1 no. 21
Caprice op. 1 no. 24
Serenade in A

 PI Tchaikowski
Ave Maria

J Sibelius
Concerto in d op. 47

PI Tchaikowski
Meditation op. 42

Abridged Composition Portfolio

– American (Song Cycle for Children’s Choir)
– Serenade (for Cello Trio)
– Romance (for Guitar Quartet)
– Musings on a Theme by Eugene Ysaye (for String Orchestra and Horns)
– Christmas Song Cycle (for Soloists, Choir, and Orchestra)

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