Principal Second Violin, Dinner & Swig Families Chair
Dan Carlson, who joined the SFS in 2006, is Principal Second Violin and occupant of the Dinner & Swig Families Chair. He previously served as rotating concertmaster for the New World Symphony and he has made solo appearances with the Phoenix Symphony, Chicago String Ensemble, New World Symphony, and the Prometheus Chamber Orchestra. He has also performed chamber music extensively throughout New York. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Mr. Carlson is Concertmaster of the San Francisco Academy Orchestra.