DAN URBANOWICZ
​Dan Urbanowicz holds a master’s degree from the New England Conservatory of Music and a bachelor’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Mr. Urbanowicz is currently a principal violist of the Augusta Symphony and performs regularly with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Dan has played with the New World Symphony at Carnegie Hall, the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, the Atlantic Symphony, the Canton Symphony Orchestra, the Firelands Orchestra, and the Plymouth Philharmonic. Urbanowicz has served as a principal violist of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra in Germany, the Pacific Music Festival in Japan, Charlottesville Opera, and the Chautauqua Music School Festival Orchestra. Apart from playing the viola, Dan also enjoys playing the viola d’amore. As a viola d’amore player, Dan has been featured at the Spoleto Festival U.S.A., College of Charleston’s Second Monday Series, Augusta University as a guest lecturer and recitalist, and Tafelmusik’s Baroque Summer Institute. His principal teachers include Martha Katz, Jeffrey, Irvine, Lynne-Ramsey, and Marylene Gingras-Roy. Mr. Urbanowicz’s viola was made in 2008 by Robert Clemens. Urbanowicz’s viola d’amore is from the 19th century and of unknown origin.