New York City based violinist David Southorn is pursuing a versatile career as soloist, Concertmaster and chamber musician. A member of the Amphion String Quartet they were recently selected for a three-year residency at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and are winners of the 2011 Concert Artists Guild auditions.
As an orchestral leader Southorn has performed as Concertmaster with numerous orchestras, most recently the Delaware Symphony, where he is on trial to become its permanent Concertmaster. He currently serves as the Principal Second of the Miami Symphony.
As soloist, Southorn has performed with the Fremont, Nova Vista and Portland Festival Symphony and on stage with the State of Georgia Ballet Company at the Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival. David has had the opportunity to perform chamber music with a number of renowned artists, including David Shifrin, Paul Neubauer, Peter Wiley, Anne-Marie McDermott as well as Ani and Ida Kavafian.
This summer David will be performing with his quartet at the OK Mozart Festival, La Jolla’s SummerFest, and Chamber Music Northwest where they will they will perform Mendelssohn’s Octet with the Tokyo String Quartet. David has received degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Yale University and the Manhattan School of Music.