Gregory Maytan has been praised for his ‘lyrical freshness’ and ‘infectious vitality’ by Strad Magazine. His recordings have been Grammis nominated, awarded CD of the Month by the Strad and Classical CD of the year by Hifi Magazine. He has performed and taught all over the globe from Norway to New Zealand. Maytan served as a Professor of Violin for 12 years in the US. Since moving to Europe he has been a member of the Henschel quartet, has taught at the Norwegian Academy of Music and is currently concertmaster of the Anhaltische Philharmonie. He has also been a faculty member at the Summer String Institute at the University of North Texas, the CICA festival in Arkansas, the Korsholm Festival in Finland and the Belvedere Festival in Tennessee. Mr Maytan is also currently on the Fulbright Specialist Roster. He earned his MM and DMA at Indiana University where he studied with Miriam Fried, Paul Biss and Alexander Kerr. His students have won admission to schools such as Juilliard and the New England Conservatory, and have won positions in orchestras in the US and Norway. Mr. Maytan performs on a 1800 Joseph Gagliano Violin on loan from the Swedish Royal Academy of Music.