Born in Mexico to a musical family, Pablo Sanchez-Pazos started playing the violin when he was 4 years old with his mother as his first teacher. He then attended the music Conservatory at Montemorelos University for several years before attending college. Mr. Sanchez has participated in masterclasses with world renowned violinists and has been a prize winner in international, national (Mexico), and concerto competitions. An avid chamber music player, he has toured with chamber groups internationally and taken lessons and masterclasses with members of Takacs, and Euclid quartets as well as the American Piano Quintet. He enjoys playing in orchestras, and he had the privilege of serving as concertmaster for the Herbert Blomstedt orchestral seminar at Andrews University. Mr. Sanchez is currently a substitute for the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, and recently he has served as concertmaster of some concerts for La Sierra University's orchestra and the Rocky Ridge Summer Festival in Colorado. He has taken lessons and masterclasses from members of the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, and LA Philharmonic. Pablo holds a Bachelor of music from Andrews University and he is currently completing his Performance Certificate at La Sierra University where he studies with Jason Uyeyama and Lyndon Taylor. Previous teachers include Nataliya Semanivska, Dylana Jenson, and Carla Trynchuk. Mr. Sanchez has been teaching for 8 years and has been hired in the past as a contract teacher for The Conservatory of Music of the University of Montemorelos, as well as Andrews University.