Dustin Budish

Musician Bio: 

A native of Reno, Nevada, Dustin began his musical training at the age of eight studying the piano, but soon realized his true passion was for the viola. He went on to study at the Cleveland Institute with Jeffrey Irvine and then at the New England Conservatory with Martha Katz. While in school, Dustin was a founding member of the Mephisto Quartet, which performed alongside members of the Cavani, Tokyo, Vermeer, and Cleveland Quartets, and received the Russell Award at the Colman Chamber Music Competition. Currently a member of the New World Symphony, Dustin has also been a member of the Portland Symphony, Boston Philharmonic, Sun Valley Summer Symphony, and has performed at Ravinia, Norfolk, and Verbier Festivals.