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Celebrating 62 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 24 – July 29, 2023

Randall Weiss

Randall Weiss white male in tuxedo holding violin in left hand
Photo courtesy Symphony Silicon Valley

RANDALL WEISS made his solo debut as a winner of the Victoria, British Columbia, concerto competition. He studied with Tadeusz Wronski at Indiana University, received his Master of Music from the University of Victoria under Paul Kling, and studied at both the Peabody and Oberlin conservatories, most notably with Sylvia Rosenberg and William Berman. Weiss is assistant concertmaster of Symphony San Jose, a role he has occupied for 17 years, and has frequently substituted as concertmaster. He has been associate concertmaster of the Music in the Mountains Festival, as well as concertmaster of the Santa Cruz Symphony and the AIMS Orchestra in Graz, Austria. He has performed with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and the New Century Chamber Orchestra. As a member of the Louisville Orchestra, Weiss participated in the First Edition recordings under the direction of Jorge Mester. Weiss is the founder and music director of Music in the Mishkan, a chamber music series in San Francisco, and he is a founding member of The Bridge Players, a chamber ensemble based in San Francisco. Weiss joined the faculty of EMF in 1989.