Virginia Native, Brendon Elliott received his BM studying with Pamela Frank and Joseph Silverstein
at The Curtis Institute of Music and completed his master’s at The Juilliard School under Sylvia
Rosenberg and Ronald Copes. He began his violin studies under his mother’s tutelage at the age of
three and made his solo debut when he was 10 years old. As a three–time concerto competition
winner, Brendon was invited as a guest soloist with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra at age 17
on their Masterworks Series. He toured with the Virginia Symphony performing the Hailstork Violin
Concerto as an opener for Natalie Cole and his performance of William Grant Still’s Mother and
Child was broadcast on WMRA radio.
Brendon has appeared as a soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Harlem Chamber Players, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, Music of the Baroque, and has performed in orchestras such as the Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and Chineke!
Orchestra. The Charleston Post and Courier described his solo performance with the Colour of
Music Virtuosi as; “Playing with grace and poise, displaying a fine technique and sweet tone.”
Brendon is currently touring as Joseph Bologne’s musical half in Bill Barclay’s play The Chevalier and
is a member of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra