RANDALL WEISS, principal second violin of the Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra, made his solo debut as a winner of the Victoria, BC concerto competition. He studied with Tadeusz Wronski at Indiana University, received his M.M. from the University of Victoria under Paul Kling, and engaged in further study at both the Peabody and Oberlin Conservatories, most notably with Sylvia Rosenberg and William Berman.

Mr. Weiss spent 17 years as Assistant Concertmaster of the San Jose Symphony, regularly substituting as Concertmaster. He is currently Assistant Concertmaster of Symphony Silicon Valley, and has been Associate Concertmaster of the Music in the Mountains Festival, as well as Concertmaster of the Santa Cruz Symphony and the AIMS Orchestra in Graz, Austria. He has performed with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and the New Century Chamber Orchestra. As a member of the Louisville Orchestra, Mr. Weiss participated in the First Edition recordings under the direction of Jorge Mester.

Mr. Weiss is the founder and music director of Music in the Mishkan, a chamber music series in San Francisco, and he is a founding member of The Bridge Players, a chamber ensemble based in San Francisco.