Regino Madrid, from Los Angeles, CA, is currently the concertmaster of The American Pops Orchestra frequently featured on PBS and “54 Below” in NYC, the associate concertmaster of NatPhil at Strathmore, assistant concertmaster of the Maryland Lyric Opera, a member of the Sound Impact collective, the Chiarina Chamber Players, and “Quintango.” Mr. Madrid was the associate concertmaster of “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Chamber Orchestra and played at the White House for 20 years. Mr. Madrid has appeared as guest concertmaster for the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, National Gallery Orchestra, Chesapeake Orchestra at St. Mary’s River Concert Series, the Alexandria Symphony, and the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio. Mr. Madrid regularly plays with the National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Gianandrea Noseda and has played with the Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Canton Symphonies. In 2021, he recorded Kyle Werner’s violin sonata with pianist Glenn Sales for the premiere of Silas Farley’s new work with The Washington Ballet on Marquee TV. Mr. Madrid received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music after pursuing a Physiological Science degree from UCLA. Mr. Madrid plays on a J.B. Vuillaume violin from 1845. Mr. Madrid resides in VA where he enjoys photography and Scandinavian mid-century design and architecture.