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Vivek Jayaraman is a member of The Florida Orchestra in St. Petersburg, FL and has performed and toured with several major orchestras in the United States including The Cleveland Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic. In the Tampa Bay area, Vivek has frequently performed as concertmaster for St Petersburg Opera and has appeared with several other local ensembles. 

Vivek was concertmaster of the Canton Symphony Orchestra (OH) from 2015-2017 and has performed as concertmaster with the New World Symphony under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas, the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in Switzerland, and as Guest Concertmaster of symphonies in Jacksonville, Vancouver, Shreveport, and Knoxville. Additionally, he served as acting Assistant Concertmaster of The Florida Orchestra from 2019-2021. He received an Artist Diploma in Concertmaster Studies in 2015 at the Cleveland Institute of Music studying with Cleveland Orchestra Concertmaster, William Preucil.

In addition to his studies at CIM, Vivek received a Bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music studying with Charles Castleman and a Master’s degree in Orchestral Performance from Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Lisa Kim and Glenn Dicterow, former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic. Vivek plays a modern violin built in 2005 by Roger Graham Hargrave. 


The 2022 summer season includes returns to both the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in Switzerland and the Sun Valley Festival Orchestra. 

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