Violinist Michael Hustedde is a native of Lexington, KY and has established a creative presence in Boston as a sought-after soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player, and educator.Described as "tightly articulated, pitch-secure" (Providence Journal), Michael has performed internationally at venues such as the Berlin Philharmonie, Philharmonie de Paris, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Kölner Philharmonie, KKL Lucerne, Boston Symphony Hall, and Shanghai Symphony Hall.In summers of 2017 and 2018, he was one of nine American violinists chosen for the Lucerne Festival Academy in Switzerland, the premier orchestra festival for contemporary music. He has also been featured on several video game soundtracks, including two top appearances on the iTunes charts as a former member of the Videri String Quartet. Notable performances at major conventions include the Rooster Teeth Expo, Game Developers Conference, MagFest, and PAX East. He currently performs with the Boston Pops, New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, and is the principal second violin of the Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra. As a recording artist, he can be heard on Gothic Records with James Kallembach's Most Sacred Body and on the latest FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE Original Soundtrack.