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Alan Molina performs in Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Piazzolla orch. Desyatnikov's Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas in Four Seasons.

Alan Molina began his violin studies at the age of three with Betty Haag-Kuhnke and later with Cyrus Forough. He received his Bachelor's degree in violin performance at Indiana University where he was a student and teaching assistant to Mauricio Fuks. Alan went on to earn his Masters degree in chamber music at the San Francisco Conservatory where he had the opportunity to perform with acclaimed artists such as Menahem Pressler, Jorja Fleezanis, and Gilbert Kalish.

Alan spent two seasons with the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.  Before moving to New Zealand, he held the position of Principal Second Violin of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.  He is now a part of the first violin section of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held sing 2017.