David Chan was born in San Diego, Calif., and is a concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and an active soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He made his Carnegie Hall debut during the 2002-03 season performing Brahms’s Double Concerto with cellist Rafael Figueroa and the MET Orchestra conducted by James Levine. At the age of 17 he won a top prize at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow and made his New York debut at Avery Fisher Hall in 1995 performing Paganini’s Concerto No. 2 under Hugh Wolff. He has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and the Far East, appearing as soloist with orchestras including the Moscow State Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Taiwan National Symphony, Aspen Chamber Symphony, and San Diego, Indianapolis, Richmond, Springfield, and Northbrook symphonies. He also appear frequently as a guest artist at the Seattle Chamber Music Festival and at La Jolla’s SummerFest. He holds a BA degree from Harvard University a MM degree from Juilliard, and studied with Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang, and Michael Tseitlin. He joined the faculty at Juilliard in 2006.