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Bram Margoles

First Violin

Violinist Bram Margoles joined the Alabama Symphony in 2021.  Before coming to Birmingham, he was a fellow and co-concertmaster in The Orchestra Now in New York, where he got to perform at many venues including Carnegie Hall and Jazz at Lincoln Center. He previously performed orchestrally across Michigan as a member of the Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Flint Symphonies. 

Bram earned undergraduate and master’s degrees in Violin Performance from the University of Michigan, studying with Aaron Berofsky and David Halen. He has performed internationally at the Pacific Music Festival in Japan and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in Germany. In addition to orchestra, Bram is an enthusiastic chamber musician and enjoys performing with Room 1078, a contemporary string quartet ensemble he co-founded.  

Bram fell in love with playing the violin at age six while growing up in Boulder, Colorado. When not playing music, Bram enjoys hiking, biking, and trying out cooking projects at home.