Genaro Medina
Principal

Genaro has enjoyed a dynamic music career in the US and abroad. Highlights include solo recitals at the Endless Mountains Music Festival in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, Solo recitals and Chamber music concerts at Interharmony Music Festival in the Berkshires, Massachusetts. Soloist with the Interharmony Music Festival Symphony orchestra in the Netherlands and Germany. Genaro has performed with several music organizations such as the Lancaster Symphony, the Philadelphia pops orchestra, the Virtuosi chamber music orchestra to name a few. Alongside his work as principal second violinist of the Bay Atlantic Symphony orchestra, he serves as concertmaster of the Altoona Symphony orchestra in Central Pennsylvania. He has also lead the Pennsylvania Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, the Inter Harmony music Festival Symphony and Chamber orchestras in Europe and at the Berkshires in the US. His orchestral solos have been featured in live broadcasts of W.Q.E.D multimedia classical radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Genaro is the Winner of the 2007 Duquesne Symphony Orchestra’s concerto competition, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania..

Committed to education, Genaro teaches the love for music and the violin to students at the elementary, middle, high school and college levels. In Partnership with the Bay Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, he imparts string masterclasses to the school districts of Atlantic City and Vineland. 

Genaro began studying music and the violin in his native country, Venezuela, under the auspice of world famous orchestral music program phenomenon "El Sistema".

He holds a Bachelor’s and master’s degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh PA, and is finalizing a doctoral degree in violin performance from the West Virginia University.