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Shawyon Malek


San Francisco, CA

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Shawyon Malek, from Saratoga, CA, studied at UC Davis with a double major in Music (Violin Performance) and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. He began studying the violin at the age of five, and was concertmaster of the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra (UCDSO) from 2010-2013 and during their tour to Spain in 2012. At UC Davis, Shawyon studied with Dan Flanagan and also participated in masterclasses with Fritz Gearhart, Ida Kavafian, Rachel Barton Pine, David Halen, and Gil Shaham. In addition to solo performances, Shawyon participated in the Aldeburgh World Orchestra at the London 2012 Festival during the Olympic Games, performing at the BBC Proms, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, and other European venues. He also attended the Britten-Pears Orchestra and the Castleman Quartet Program. He is currently a violinist with the Stockton Symphony and a substitute violinist with other orchestras throughout Northern California including Berkeley Symphony, Monterey Symphony, Sacramento Philharmonic, and others.

Traditional Repertoire

Piano trios, quartets, solo Bach


Performed groupmuses (2)

Music at Dusk in Palo Alto

  • Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 6:30 PM
  • University South, Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

Aunt Eva's Salon

  • Friday, June 7, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Noe Valley, SF

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago