Arthur Mikhallov, violin
After receiving his doctorate in Violin Performance from the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Mr. Mikhallov performed with the Moscow Philharmonic State Symphony Orchestra and the USSR State Chamber Orchestra, touring with them throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Japan. Since coming to the United States, Mr. Mikhallov has served as Concertmaster and soloist with the Russian Chamber Orchestra in San Francisco, as Assistant Concertmaster with both the Sacramento Chamber Orchestra and the Fremont Symphony, and has played with the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera. Now based in Palo Alto, he teaches privately and was an instructor as well as a performer in the 2004 Soesterberg International Music Festival in Holland.