Tanner Menees is a young violist rising in the U.S. chamber music scene. Mr. Menees has collaborated in chamber music performances with artists such as Martin Beaver, Denis Bouriakov, Miriam Fried, Clive Greensmith, Lynn Harrell, Frans Helmerson, Gary Hoffman, Hsin-Yun Huang, Kim Kashkashian, Laurence Lesser, Joseph Lin, Daniel Phillips, Marcy Rosen, Peter Stumpf, Mitsuko Uchida, Donald Weilerstein, and Peter Wiley. In the summers he has performed at festivals such as the Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, Chamberfest Cleveland, Menuhin Festival String Academy, Edinburgh Music Festival, Juilliard String Quartet Seminar, and McGill International String Quartet Academy. Mr. Menees earned his Bachelor of Music degree and Artist Diploma studying with Paul Coletti at the Colburn School and earned his Master of Music degree with Kim Kashkashian at the New England Conservatory. He is continuing his studies with Nobuko Imai at the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid.