Martin Chalifour

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A member of the Sarasota Music Festival faculty since 1993

Chalifour is the principal concertmaster for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and teaches at the University of Southern California. He is the former associate concertmaster of the Cleveland and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras, and has previously served as a faculty member at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Both a solo and recording artist, Chalifour is the founding member of the Cleveland Orchestra Piano Trio and "Myriad" Chamber Ensemble.