Charith Premawardhana, Violin


Charith Premawardhana was born in Sri Lanka and grew up studying
violin and viola in Chicago.
High school years were spent at the Interlochen Center of the Arts
followed by further studies at Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio State
University, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Rice University, Aspen Music
Festival, and San Francisco Conservatory.
In 2006 Charith founded the organization Classical Revolution with the
goal of bringing chamber music to more people and more places in San
CR events became immediately popular and led to performances all over
the Bay Area and the establishment of dozens of Classical Revolution
chapters around the US and over the world, including in Canada,
Argentina, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Indonesia, and Japan.
Charith maintains an active performance career in San Francisco,
Chicago, and elsewhere.