Adam Millstein is a 25-year-old violinist pursuing his Artist Diploma degree at the Colburn School in Los Angeles under the tutelage of renowned pedagogue Robert Lipsett.
Adam Millstein is a 25-year-old violinist pursuing his Artist Diploma degree at the Colburn School in Los Angeles under the tutelage of renowned pedagogue Robert Lipsett. Mr. Millstein holds a Masters of Music Degree from Colburn and a Bachelor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Michigan where he studied with Danielle Belen. A native of Los Angeles, he was the winner of the Colburn School of Performing Arts Concerto Competition and soloed with the Colburn Youth Orchestra live on the radio as a result.
Mr. Millstein has worked alongside artists and conductors such as Sarah Chang, James Ehnes, Martin Beaver, the Calidore Quartet, the International Contemporary Ensemble, Ludovic Morlot, and Robert Spano. He is already a passionate pedagogue, having served on staff for the University of Michigan’s pre-college School of Performing Arts program. Mr. Millstein has also acted as returning guest concertmaster to the Adrian Symphony Orchestra and the Sequoia Symphony. He has spent five summers at the Aspen Music Festival and during both the 2017 and 2018 seasons served as Concertmaster of the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra after being invited to receive an Orchestral Leadership Fellowship.
Mr. Millstein has frequently collaborated with violinist Sarah Chang. He toured both the US and China accompanying her as a member of an elite string quintet and played chamber music alongside Ms. Chang during her Special Event Recital at Harris Hall in the 2018 season of the Aspen Music Festival. He has also participated in the Colburn Chamber Music Society 2019 series alongside renowned violinist Martin Beaver. Mr.Millstein soloed with the Sequoia Symphony Orchestra in November 2017 and made his European debut playing the Bruch violin concerto under Maestro Maxim Eshkenazy with 5 different orchestras across Bulgaria in November 2018 and recently completed a Solo tour of Bulgaria with Maestro Eshkenazy in November 2019.