Jalin Alexander Graham Bio:
Jalin Alexander Graham became interested in music at the age of eleven, studying with the Oglethorpe Orchestra in Savannah, Georgia under the instruction of Mr. Luis Branch. He was inspired to begin playing the viola after watching cartoon characters Jake and Lady play on episodes of "Adventure Time." As a proud student of Savannah Arts Academy, he has worked with the lovely Mrs. Emily Calhoun. He is also under the instruction of Savannah Philharmonic’s Principal Violist, Lizhou Liu. Jalin has performed at various events ranging from tea parties to professional level concerts such as TED X Savannah and the International Consulate General Event in Savannah, GA.
He has played with the Armstrong Youth Orchestra, Savannah Philharmonic, All-state Orchestras and the Savannah Arts Orchestra at The Kennedy Center. He has a strong passion for the viola and takes great pride in his work. His plans are to become a professional viola performer and join world-renowned orchestras as well as compose and conduct music. He will has received a music scholarship to attend The Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University and will begin his studies in Music Performance in Fall 2020.
Photos: Valeria Tannuzzi