Romanian-born Adrian Demian has performed in numerous international music festivals in Canada, Romania and the United States, and has toured extensively throughout France, Poland, Switzerland, Romania, Spain and Turkey.
He has appeared as soloist with orchestras in Romania and the United States and led master-classes at schools such as the Sabin Dragoi School of Music in Arad, Romania, The University of North Dakota, St. Mark’s School of Texas, and The Governor’s School of North Carolina. He has served as a clinician and adjudicator for TMEA and the Texas Private School Music Educators Association’s region and state events.
Dr. Demian began studying the violin at the age of six and gained public attention at the age of twelve, when he made his debut as soloist with the Arad, Romania, Symphony Orchestra. At age twenty-four, Dr. Demian began his teaching career as Associate Professor of Violin with the Bucharest National University of Music: one of the youngest to hold such a position in the history of the institution.
In 2014, Dr. Demian completed his doctoral studies in violin performance at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, where he also taught violin and coordinated the strings techniques class.
Currently the concertmaster of the New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving, a post he has held for many years, Dr. Demian is also the string teacher at the Episcopal School of Dallas.