Hector Omar Falcon, violin

Hector Omar Falcón, is a violinist known for his “charismatic performance,” “fluid, silky tone and impressive precision” (Star-Ledger). He has won numerous awards and competitions including first prize in the Sam Levenson Violin Competition and the R. J. Reynolds Career Grant Award. He began his violin studies with Jaime Medina, a pupil of Vladimir Graffman and obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The Juilliard School, where he studied with Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang and Masao Kawasaki and attended master classes with Itzhak Perlman, Igor Bezrodny and Ruben Gonzalez. Falcón is a member of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and plays regularly with the New York City Ballet, Opera Orchestra of New York, Broadway Musicals including "Les Miserables" and “Wicked,” Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico, New York Symphonic Ensemble and Mamoru Takahara, with which he toured Japan for the past 17 years. He has appeared in prestigious music festivals including Aspen Music Festival, Interlochen National Music Camp, Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Casals Festival & OK Mozart Festival.