Violinist Alan Snow has performed solo and chamber works extensively throughout the USA and Mexico, including appearances at Chicago’s Symphony Center, Harris Theater, Fullerton Hall at the Art Institute of Chicago, Bennet Gordon Hall in Evanston, la Sala Manuel M. Ponce in Mexico City, and others in the Chicagoland area, Mexico, and New York City. Mr. Snow has performed solos with the Midwest Young Artists Symphony, the Oistrach Symphony, and others as well as multiple live broadcasts on WFMT Radio Chicago.
Mr. Snow was the grand prize winner of the Walgreens National Concerto Competition, the DePaul Festival for Young Performers, and with his quartet Contrapunctus (2011-2013) won first prize at the Saint Paul String Quartet Competition and the Discover Chamber Music Competition, second prize at the Rembrandt Chamber Players, and Honorable Mention at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. He has collaborated in chamber music with James Buswell, Martin Chalifour, Desmond Hoebig, Jorja Fleezanis, Robert Vernon, Steve Wyrczynski, and Eric Kim.
As a member of the Chicago Panamerican Ensemble, Mr. Snow recently released an album called, “Voices of Mexico Past and Present”, a CD showcasing the chamber music of Mexico in the 19th and 20th centuries. The release tour includes recital performances and radio/television broadcasts in Mexico City, Morelia, Queretaro, Chicago, and New York City. Previous summer festivals include Music Academy of the West, Sarasota Music Festival, and Meadowmount School of Music.
A Chicago native, Mr. Snow participated in Midwest Young Artists for 9 years, where he had intensive orchestral and chamber training. He studied with Gerardo Ribeiro at Northwestern University before starting his Bachelor of Music degree at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he is currently a senior under Sibbi Bernhardsson of the Pacifica Quartet. He currently serves as Assistant Concertmaster of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.