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Marcin Arendt, Violin

A native of Poland, Marcin Arendt is an active
chamber musician, soloist, & teacher. He plays
with IRIS Orchestra under the baton of Michael
Stern where he has held the Isaac Stern
Concertmaster Chair on several occasions. He
is a member and frequent concertmaster of
Colorado's premiere conductor-less string
orchestra The Sphere Ensemble, & the featured
violinist with the nationally touring crossover-
fusion band FEAST. Currently, he joins the
faculty of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
at the University of Memphis as visiting
assistant professor of violin and viola.

The prize winner of several national &
international competitions, Marcin has
performed alongside many renowned artists
including Itzhak Perlman, Gil Shaham, Jaime
Laredo, Yo-Yo Ma, Martin Short, Edgar Meyer,
Clay Aiken, Dawn Upshaw, Joshua Bell, & Harry
Connick, Jr. Marcin holds Bachelor degrees in
both philosophy & music from Stetson University,
a Master of Music & Doctorate of Musical Arts degrees at the University of Colorado
at Boulder, as well as a post-graduate performance certificate from the Stanislaw
Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk, Poland. He plays on a Jan van Rooyen
original violin modeled after the Guarneri