Byron Tauchi is currently the principal second violin in the Louisiana Philharmonic. He has served as concertmaster of the National Orchestral Association, the New Philharmonic of New Jersey, the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, and as associate concertmaster of the San Jose Symphony. He has been a faculty member at the Brevard Music Festival since 1992 and has served as the chair of the string area. He has also been a member of the faculty at the University of Santa Clara and the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Mr. Tauchi has performed as a recitalist, soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Spain, Denmark, Italy and the Ukraine. Recent performances have been in Nevada, California, Washington, Oklahoma and North Carolina. He made his first concerto appearance with orchestra at the age of thirteen.
Mr. Tauchi attended the Manhattan School of Music studying with Raphael Bronstein and Ariana Bronne. He also holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.