French-born violinist Bruno Eicher is the Assistant Concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, which he joined in 2001, after serving for four years as Associate Concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony and the previous four years as Assistant Concertmaster of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. His wide-ranging orchestral experience includes playing for the Vienna Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, among others. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Eicher has performed extensively throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as in South Korea.
A native of Dijon, France, Mr. Eicher is a graduate of the Paris Conservatoire where he studied with Pierre Amoyal and Jean Hubeau. In the United States, he was a student of Dorothy DeLay and Hyo Kang at the Juilliard School, from which he holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. In 1992, he was the 2nd prize winner of the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition.