Born in Poland, violinist Filip Fenrych joined the Dallas Symphony in 2008. Prior to joining the DSO, he served as an Assistant Concertmaster in the San Antonio Symphony. His concerto debut at age 14 took place in Germany¬†and since then, he has performed all around the world. Mr. Fenrych received his degrees at the Oberlin Conservatory, University of North Texas and Cleveland Institute of Music. His principal teachers were Julia Bushkova, Almita and Roland Vamos, and William Preucil. In addition to receiving full scholarships, he supported his education by winning numerous competitions, including¬†Virtu¬†Foundation Award, Gold Medals in¬†Entergyand¬†Crescendo Music Awards. An avid chamber musician and the founder of the Klimt Trio,¬†Mr. Fenrych won the Grand Prix in The Coleman Competition and a silver medal in The Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. He appeared in prestigious music festivals¬†such as Taos, Music Academy of the West¬†and Verbier Festival. He recorded for CBS Radio in Canada and Voice of America, Polish Art Division. His most recent concerto appearance was with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. In addition to the DSO, Mr. Fenrych is currently a member of the Verbier Chamber Orchestra in Switzerland.