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Michael Long, Violin

Michael Long, Violin is a freelance violinist and teacher based in San Francisco. He was born in East Tennessee and raised on a small farm. His teachers included Levon Ambartsumian (formerly at Moscow Conservatory) and Shakhida Azimkhodjaeva at the University of Georgia, and Nancy Bargerstock at Appalachian State University. While studying in Georgia, Michael performed and recorded with ARCO chamber orchestra on violin and viola. Michael then earned an MA in music and philosophy from the University of Chicago. He now performs across the Bay Area and serves as the executive director for the SF Civic Music Association.