Regino Madrid, from Los Angeles, CA, is currently the Assistant Concertmaster of “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Chamber Orchestra and regularly plays at the White House. Mr. Madrid is also an active soloist, concertmaster, and chamber musician throughout the Washington DC area. Mr. Madrid is also the concertmaster of The New Orchestra of Washington and The McLean Orchestra. He has also appeared as guest concertmaster for the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, National Gallery Orchestra, National Philharmonic, Chesapeake Orchestra at St. Mary’s River Concert Series, the Alexandria Symphony, and the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio. Mr. Madrid regularly plays with the National Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of the critically acclaimed Teiber Trio. He has played at venues throughout the East Coast, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the Library of Congress, the Phillips Collection, the Smithsonian, Wolf Trap, the Music Center at Strathmore, The National Cathedral, and the Verizon Center.
Since making his solo debut at 16, Mr. Madrid has appeared with numerous orchestras throughout the United States and abroad. Notable performances include Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, Bartok’s Violin Concerto No. 2, Brahms’ Double Concerto, and Waxman’s Carmen Fantasy.
Mr. Madrid received his Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music after pursuing a Physiological Science degree from UCLA. As a founding member of the Hamilton String Quartet in Los Angeles, he appeared in the movie “Sister Act 2? starring Whoopi Goldberg and was featured in ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
Mr. Madrid has participated in numerous music festivals such as Santa Barbara Music Academy of the West, Holland Music Sessions, Musicorda, Idyllwilde (CA), and “Soundfest” (Cape Cod) with the Colorado Quartet. Mr. Madrid was a member of the Colburn Piano Quintet, which won the Rubinstein Grand Prize in the South Peninsula National Chamber Music competition.
Mr. Madrid resides in Hollin Hills, VA where he enjoys photography and Scandinavian mid-century design and architecture.