Calvin Lewis studied violin with Bernhard Goldschmidt, David Updegraff and David Cerone at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He is Concertmaster of the Youngstown Symphony, Primarius of the Youngstown Symphony String Quartet and Associate Concertmaster of the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also served as Principal Second with the Wheeling and Canton Symphonies, and has played in the First violin section of the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra. He has performed at a host of festivals including the Lancaster Festival, Kent/Blossom Festival, Spoleto, and Breckenridge.