David Bowlin, violinist

Violinist David Bowlin has won critical acclaim for his performances of a broad repertoire from the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, and many others. First prize winner of the 2003 Washington
International Competition, Bowlin has performed as a soloist across the U.S. and abroad. Among his dozens of premieres are violin concerti composed for him and performed at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival and at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Bowlin is a member of the Oberlin Trio and a founding member of the International Contemporary Ensemble. He has performed as a guest with the Juilliard Quartet; with members of the Emerson and Brentano Quartets; with pianists Mitsuko Uchida, Richard Goode, and Jonathan Biss; and has toured extensively with Musicians from Marlboro. Together with his duo partner, pianist Tony Cho, Bowlin has performed in recital across the United States, Europe, and South Korea. Bowlin currently serves as Professor of Violin and Chair of Strings at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and in the summer serves on the faculty of the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival.