Justin Almazan has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Walt Disney Concert Hall under the batons of such renowned conductors as Sir Neville Marriner, Leonard Slatkin, Thomas Dausgaard and Itzhak Perlman. As an orchestral musician, Justin regularly performs with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, Vancouver Symphony and the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Having previously served as principal viola of the Sarasota Music Festival and the Bach Weimar Academy in Germany, Justin most recently toured with the Vancouver Symphony and performed on Seattle Symphony’s grammy-nominated album of American works. Justin has performed chamber music with Joseph Silverstein, James Buswell, Philip Setzer (Emerson String Quartet), and principal players of the Atlanta Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Danish Radio Symphony. Currently pursuing a graduate diploma at McGill University with Andre Roy, Justin received his BM degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Lynne Ramsey, Jeffrey Irvine and Robert Vernon. Justin also attended the Colburn School where he studied with Paul Coletti and Arnold Steinhardt.