● Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, Ohio
Master of Music Violin Performance - May 2007
● Gheorghe Dima Music Academy - Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Bachelor of Music Violin Performance - June 2005
Dan Flonta is a violinist and he is the founder of the Cape Cod String Quartet. Mr. Flonta is a very active member of the performing community on Cape Cod. Mr. Dan Flonta earned his Master of Music in Violin Performance from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from The Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Mr. Flonta has performed extensively throughout Europe and North America. Some of the venues include The Berliner Philharmoniker Concert Hall and Chamber Music Hall, The Herodes Atticus Theater in Athens, Greece, The Norwalk Concert Hall, Troy Music Hall and the EMPAC Center in Troy, New York. A native of Romania, Mr. Flonta 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, Mr. Flonta was appointed Concert Master and Principal second Violin at several orchestras in Romania, Italy, Spain, Germany and The United States. Mr. Flonta’s 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.
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.
Dan Flonta is Suzuki Certified and teaches the Suzuki method as well as in the Romanian Violin Tradition.
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.