Elbert Tsai - Biography

Virtuoso violinist Elbert Tsai leads a multifaceted career as a recitalist and sought-after pedagogue. His recitals, which often celebrate the short showpieces and gems of the instrument’s 450-year musical history, have been featured recently at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Three Rivers Performing Arts Institute, YES Foundation for the Arts, Throckmorton Theatre, Scripps College, Le Petit Trianon Theatre, and Colburn School for the Performing Arts.

Before embarking on a solo and chamber music career, Elbert was a member of the San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Symphony orchestras. He toured with the symphony throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia from 2006-2016.

Elbert has taught violin and chamber music at Center Stage Strings, the Luzerne Music Center, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, SFCM Pre-College Division, and the Crowden School. He holds degrees from the University of Southern California, Rice University, and Oberlin College.

More information at www.elberttsai.com