Albert Romero is a Los Angeles native and after graduating from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Albert went on to earn a BFA in Violin Performance and an MA in the innovative program of Aesthetics and Politics from the California Institute of the Arts. In addition, Albert earned a Master of Arts in Teaching from the Longy School of Music of Bard College in 2018. With nearly two decades of professional performance experience, Albert has recorded with major motion picture studios and has performed in many local orchestras including Orchestra Santa Monica, Santa Monica Symphony, Brentwood-Westwood Symphony, West LA Symphony, Corona Symphony, Whittier Regional Orchestra, Dream Orchestra, and Opera Santa Barbara. Albert has worked with artists such as Dionne Warwick while part of the YMF Debut Orchestra and is featured in a DVD Jazz and the New Song Book, Live at the Madrid Theater with Carmen Lundy, recorded while still a student at CalArts. Albert has also been featured in the string section for Draco Rosa’s album VIDA and has played in Marco Antonio Solis’ 2014 concert tour. Albert first started teaching with the Community Arts Partnership while a student at CalArts and continued as a private and group violin teacher with many local schools. Albert enjoys teaching all ages, some of his students are only three years old and many have been older adults. Albert instills passion in his students’ own playing, is committed to students finding their own voice and style, but most importantly, Albert helps students to build a beautiful tone and sound. Albert believes the more students love their sound, the more they will want to play and practice consistently.