Dan Flonta 

VIOLINIST - VIOLIN TEACHING ARTIST - COMPOSER

   


Dan resides on Cape Cod, MA with his two sons Victor and David. His instrument of choice is a violin made by  luthier Ray Melanson. Mr. Melanson won a Gold Medal for tone at the 2012 Art of Sound International Competition. The violin is based on a Giuseppe Guarneri del Jesu violin made in 1742. Guarneri del Jesu violins are considered among the best violins in the world only rivaled by Stradivarius instruments.

About Me


    A native of Romania, Dan won an honorable mention at the George Georgescu International Violin Competition in Tulcea, Romania as well as a place at the prestigious Bach Academy Festival in Stuttgart, Germany under the artistic direction of Maestro Helmuth Rilling. In addition, Dan was appointed Concert Master and Principal second Violin at several orchestras in Romania, Italy, Spain, Germany and The United States. His teaching experience is vast and it includes positions with The Bowling Green State University in Ohio, Academy of Saint Joseph in Manhattan and The New York Conservatory of Music in Manhattan.

Biography


    Dan performs solo and chamber music concerts throughout the year. In addition, Dan provides music for many events such as weddings, cocktail parties, corporate events, private parties and many others.

● First Violinist and Founder - The Cape 

    Cod String Quartet - capecodstringquartet.com


● Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra

    Detroit, MI – First Violin – 2006


● Sturgis Public Charter School Hyannis

Strings Faculty - Present


● Suzuki Violin Certification - 2010 - Present


​● Cape Conservatory - Violin Faculty - 2011 - Present



​ ​Dan Flonta is Suzuki Certified and teaches the Suzuki method as well as  in the Romanian Violin Tradition.




​● Bowling Green State University - Master of Music
Violin Performance May 2007


Gheorghe Dima Music Academy - Cluj-Napoca 

    Romania - Bachelor of Music Violin Performance

June 2005