The newly appointed concertmaster of the Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra, violinist Daphne Su recently completed her Masters of Music as an Irene Diamond Scholarship recipient at the Juilliard School, under the tutelage of Masao Kawasaki. She was a full scholarship recipient at the University of Michigan, where she received her Bachelor of Music with a minor in Economics.
Ms. Su performed the Brahms Violin Concerto with the University Symphony Orchestra at Ann Arbor’s Hill Auditorium, Michigan, where she was the winner of the concerto competition. She also served as the concertmaster of the University Symphony Orchestra in Michigan, as well as the assistant concertmaster of the Juilliard Orchestra. She has attended summer music festivals including Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS), the Music Academy of the West, Chautauqua Institution’s Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, and Tanglewood Music Center. She has worked under world-renowned conductors including James Levine, Valery Gergiev, Riccardo Muti, and Oliver Knussen. She currently resides in New York City, and has an active teaching studio in New Jersey.