Eric Brahinsky received a Bachelor of Music summa cum laude and a Master of Music, both in violin performance, from the University of Houston, where he was a student of Fredell Lack; he also attended MIT as a National Merit Scholar while studying violin with Kenneth Sarch at Boston University. Later he earned a Bachelor of Science magna cum laude in mathematics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Mr. Brahinsky has been a member of the San Antonio Symphony, the Jacksonville Symphony, and the Virginia Symphony. He has performed as concertmaster with the orchestras of Des Moines Metro Opera, Lake George Opera Festival, and Texas Opera Theater; he has also played with the Carmel Bach Festival, Virginia Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Texas Chamber Orchestra, and as a substitute and extra violinist with the Houston Symphony Orchestra and the North Carolina Symphony.
In addition to free-lancing as a violinist, Mr. Brahinsky maintains a private violin-teaching studio in San Antonio and tutors secondary-level mathematics.
Mr. Brahinsky is a native of Dallas.
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