Violinist Jason Uyeyama is Associate Professor of Music and Director of String Studies at La Sierra University, where he teaches violin, viola, and chamber music. He is also founder and director of the Orange County String Studio in Irvine, CA. Mr. Uyeyama continues to lead an active career as recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and soloist. He has performed regularly with the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 2005, and has performed with the Pacific Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Festival appearances include Festival Mozaic in San Luis Obispo, Festicamara in Medellin, Colombia, as well as the festivals of Aspen, Tanglewood, and Taos. Students of Mr. Uyeyama have been accepted to The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music, Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, The Colburn School of Performing Arts, Rice University Shepherd School of Music, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, and the Mannes School of Music. Mr. Uyeyama received his Master’s degree from The Juilliard School where he studied with Masao Kawasaki. Previous teachers include Itzhak Perlman, Dorothy DeLay, and Yao-Ji Lin.