SF State's Quartet-in-Residence to Perform in Oregon
THE NEWS GUARD (LINCOLN CITY, OREGON) -- The Alexander String Quartet, whose members are celebrating their 36th year as an ensemble, will present a concert in the Neskowin Chamber Music series at 3pm on Sunday, February 11, at Camp Winema.
The quartet is a major presence in San Francisco, its home base. It serves as ensemble-in-residence for San Francisco performances and as director of the Morrison Music Center at San Francisco State University’s College of Liberal & Creative Arts.
Zakarias Grafilo, violinist 1, joined the ensemble in 2002 after a career as second principal violinist of the Pacific Symphony and concertmaster of the Stockton Symphony. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University and is continuing his studies at UCLA.