Violist Gareth Zehngut joined the Minnesota Orchestra in summer 2014, coming from the San Diego Symphony. In the Twin Cities, Zehngut has performed on the Minnesota Orchestra chamber music series and is also a member of The Musical Offering and Minnesota Bach Ensemble.
During summers, Gareth performs at Oregon Bach Festival and the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Other festivals he has participated in include Mainly Mozart, Festival Mozaic, La Jolla SummerFest and the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival. While in San Diego, he appeared regularly on the San Diego Symphony Chamber Music Series. Zehngut has also performed and taught at the Campanile Music Festival and the Luzerne Music Center.
A Pennsylvania native, Zehngut earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School, where he studied with Heidi Castleman, Hsin-Yun Huang, Misha Amory and Steven Tenenbom.