Winner of the 2015 Sphinx Competition, twenty-one-year old violinist Eduardo Rios was born and raised in Lima, Peru. He made his American debut with the Houston Symphony at age nineteen. Other solo appearances include the Nashville Symphony, the Charlotte Symphony and the Brevard Concert Orchestra. Mr. Rios is an Artist Diploma candidate at the Colburn Conservatory of Music, where he studies with Robert Lipsett. He is currently co-concertmaster of the Coburn Orchestra.