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Eliot Chapo
Florida State University
School of Music
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1180
(850) 644-1070

ELIOT CHAPO, Professor of Violin, has appeared as soloist with the New York Philharmonic, the Dallas Symphony and the Philadelphia Orchestra, among others. Prior to his appointment to the FSU faculty in 1984, Mr. Chapo was concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, the Dallas Symphony, and the Pittsburgh Ballet and Opera Orchestras, as well as associate concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony.

He also served as acting concertmaster of the Cincinnati Symphony for the 1994-95 season. During his military service he was assistant concertmaster of the Marine Corps Band Chamber Orchestra and first violinist of the White House String Quartet, the official resident quartet during the tenure of Presidents Johnson and Nixon. In addition to extensive radio and television performances, Chapo has participated in festivals and workshops worldwide.

A founding member of AN DIE MUSIK, he has appeared with the ensemble throughout the U.S. and Europe and has also made numerous recordings. Mr. Chapo is a native of Miami and a graduate of the Curtis Institute, where he studied with Oscar Shumsky and Efrem Zimbalist.

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