Serghei Tanas

Violin II

Violinist Serghei Tanas was born in Kishinev, Moldova, where he started his violin studies at the age of seven.  In 1985, Mr. Tanas continued his studies at the State Conservatory in Kishinev, under the guidance of Nicolai Opritza. In 1986, he won a position with the Kishinev Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, and in 1992 he became the concertmaster of the orchestra.  Mr. Tanas also performed as soloist with the Kishinev Chamber Orchestra and toured with them throughout Europe, Israel, and the U.S.  In 1996, Mr. Tanas became a member of the Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia, in La Coruna, Spain, and then moved to the U.S. where he freelanced in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.  During this time, he  studied violin with Dmitry Levin, a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra.  Since 1998, Mr. Tanas lives in Birmingham, Alabama and is a member of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.