Ishtar Hernandez, Violin



An award-winning violinist, Ishtar Hernandez has studied with professors from top music schools around the world including (but not limited to) the Royal Academy of Music, Juilliard, and Moscow Conservatory. He underwent his Master’s studies in Violin Performance at Western Michigan University where he was able to perform in concert with such venerated artists as Paquito D’Rivera and Yo-Yo Ma, among others. His credentials include tours in Austria, Germany, Italy, and the U.K. 

In addition to his classical studies and endeavors, Hernandez has toured Michigan as part of a five-piece string band specializing in bluegrass, jazz, and Americana. Their latest record was released in April of 2013 to positive reviews.