About the Teacher
James Calderon has been playing violin for eighteen years. Early in his studies, he became enthusiastic in fiddle and improvisation, which eventually led him to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Violin Performance and Composition at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. With his diverse background in classical, jazz, folk, and rock violin, James has spent six years performing for weddings, dinners, parties, and live music shows. He currently performs with the Frederick Symphony Orchestra and the Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed in various orchestras in Illinois and Indiana, including the Danville Symphony Orchestra, the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra, and the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra.