Longtime Associate Concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra and former Artist-in-Residence at University of Northwestern, St. Paul, Roger Frisch earned a bachelor’s degree from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music degree from Indiana University. Prizewinner of the Hermann Violin Competition and the Coleman International Chamber Music Competition, Frisch enjoys a wide-ranging career as soloist, chamber musician, pedagogue, and orchestral player.

Along with his position with the Minnesota Orchestra he has served as guest concertmaster of major orchestras in the United States. As a sought-after coach of musicians auditioning for professional symphony orchestras, he frequently gives seminars addressing the techniques of audition preparation and authored the book, “The Orchestra Audition: How to Prepare.” Mr. Frisch spends summers performing at a variety of music festivals.