Steven Tenenbom, born in Phoenix, is the violist with the Orion String Quartet and Opus One, and he has appeared as a guest artist with the Guarneri and Emerson string quartets, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson and Beaux Arts trios, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and on the 92nd Street Y Chamber Series. He has been a soloist with the Utah Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and Brandenburg Ensemble on tour through the U.S. and Japan. He has toured and recorded with Tashi, the Galimir String Quartet, and Musicians from Marlboro, in addition to working with composer Lukas Foss and jazz artists Chick Corea and Wynton Marsalis. He graduated from Curtis in 1979, having studied with Michael Tree and Karen Tuttle. Tenenbom, who has been a Juilliard faculty member since 2006, also serves on the faculties of Curtis, Mannes College of Music, and Bard College Conservatory of Music.