Violinist Ethan Wood has been praised by The Columbian as “sensational” and “in full command of his instrument,” performing with “flair and sensitivity” by ArtsEditor, and “riveting” by The Boston Globe. He has appeared around the United States and abroad as guest artist, recitalist, and chamber and orchestral musician. His high-school string quartet appeared on From the Top, and he was part of a New England Conservatory Honors Ensemble for the ‘06-’07 academic year. Much of his time is spent interpreting contemporary and new works, having collaborated with various groups such as Radius Ensemble, Ludovico Ensemble, Mimesis Ensemble, and is a member of Callithumpian Consort. As a pianist, he has accompanied in recitals and performed chamber music; as a mandolinist, he recently was part of the NEC Elliot Carter festival and a Tanglewood Music Center production of Don Giovani. Also a composer, he has had works performed across the US and recently had a work premiered at the International Holland Music Sessions. Currently living in the Boston area, he serves on faculty at the Arlington High School Private Music School as violin and viola teacher, is a member of Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and Neponset Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, and is a frequent substitute with A Far Cry. Mr. Wood has had undergraduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied with David and Linda Cerone and Vartan Manoogian, respectively, and holds BM, MM, and GD degrees from the New England Conservatory, where he studied with Eric Rosenblith and Lucy Chapman.