Jason DePue is currently a member of the First Violin Section of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Formerly the Concertmaster of the New York String Seminar, he attended Encore School for Strings, and the Curtis Institute of Music. In furthering the art of violin playing, he has performed live recitals of the Paganini 24 Caprices, as well as the Sonatas and Partitas for Unaccompanied Violin by J.S. Bach. He is the founder of the Guarneri Quartet Room in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Principal violin teachers include William de Pasquale, David Cerone, Vasile Beluska, and Boris Brant.