JAMES KEENE, VIOLIN
James Keene is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico where he began to play the violin. After attending Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, he received his B.M. from Rutgers University, and later received his M.M. from San Francisco Conservatory. Starting in high school, he has played solo, chamber, and orchestral performances for audiences throughout China, Italy, Spain, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and the USA. His main pedagogues have been Todd Phillips, Lenuta Ciulei, and Wei-He.