Violist Michael Tree’s lyrical, deeply expressive playing style helped make the Guarneri Quartet one of the world’s preeminent chamber groups. His rambunctious personality and diplomatic approach were key to the ensemble’s unrivaled longevity.
Subsequent to his Carnegie Hall recital debut, Mr Tree has appeared as violin and viola soloist with major orchestras, including Philadelphia, Baltimore, Los Angeles, and New Jersey. As a founding member of the Marlboro Trio and Guarneri String Quartet, he has given concerts throughout the world. Mr Tree serves on the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of Music, University of Maryland and Rutgers.