James Dunham, violist
Soloist, chamber musician and teacher, James Dunham is active internationally as a recitalist and guest artist. He has collaborated with such renowned artists as Emmanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Lynn Harrell, Cho-Liang Lin, and members of the American, Guarneri, Juilliard, Takács, and Tokyo Quartets.
An advocate of new music, he recently gave the premiere of Libby Larsen’s Viola Sonata, written for him.
Summers are spent at festivals including, Aspen, Santa Fe, Sarasota, and Ernen (Switzerland) Festival der Zukunft.
Mr. Dunham is Professor of Viola at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.