Mayumi Masri Violin, Assistant Concertmaster
Mayumi Masri is currently the Assistant Concertmaster of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Mayumi, who was born and raised in Connecticut, started playing the violin at the age of 4. She studied the violin with Syoki Aki, Professor of Violin at the Yale School of Music, Sharon Yamada, member of the New York Philharmonic, and Albert Markov. Mayumi received her Bachelors of Music at the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University where she studied under the tutelage of Viktor Danchenko. After Peabody, Mayumi attended the New World Symphony under the musical direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. Mayumi also plays in the Sun Valley Summer Symphony and has participated in Festival Mozaic as well.