Chinh Le was born in Vietnam and came to the US in 1980. Mr. Le completed his Bachelor of Music from Indiana University, where he studied under Joseph Gingold, Rostislav Dubinsky, Yuval Yaron and Nelli Scholnikova. In 1991 he joined Community School of Music (CSMA) as a violin faculty where he leads private, group lessons and chamber music classes. He also prepared students for orchestral auditions and well as ABSRM exams. His students have been members of San Jose Youth Symphony, California Youth Symphony, and San Jose Chamber Youth Orchestra. Others of his students have gone to Mc Guild (Canada) and the Indiana University School of Music for higher education. His philosophy on teaching is that anyone can learn music, and one can reach full potential by active listening, performing and sound teaching.
A prize winner of Julius Stulberg Audition in 1983, Mr. Le has appeared as soloist with The New World Symphony during his tenure there. He is an active performer in South Bay area where he premieres new works with San Jose Chamber Orchestra. He is currently also a member of Symphony Silicon Valley and Opera San Jose, as well as serving as the Associate Concertmaster of Santa Cruz Symphony