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Rock On! | Charith Premawardhana

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Rock On! from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Live Music to spice up your lunch time.

04/10 Featuring: Charith Premawardhana, Violinist

ABOUT: Charith Premawardhana is the founder and director of Classical Revolution. Born in Sri Lanka, raised in Chicago, and residing in San Francisco since 2004, Charith studied at the MERIT School of Music, National High School Music Institute, Interlochen Arts Camp and Academy, Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio State University (BM), Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Rice University (MM), Aspen Music Festival and School, and San Francisco Conservatory (Artist Certificate).

Charith is proficient on violin, viola, and guitar, having played all 3 instruments since an early age – more recent pursuits include arranging, conducting, and arts administration.

Experience gained in leading the Classical Revolution has led to a keen interest in fostering a vibrant network of musicians, which Charith draws from in contracting dozens of weddings and private events each year, as well as major concert appearances with performers such as Foreigner, Evanescence, Third Eye Blind, Lindsey Stirling, and The Irish Tenors.

Since moving to San Francisco, Charith has been very involved in performing music by living composers, especially those living in the Bay Area. Further interest has been in creating opportunities to collaborate with musicians of various genres. The Bay Area is very rich with diverse culture, and the music scene is teeming with excellent musicians from every genre imaginable. To this end, Charith conceived and birthed the organization Undercover Presents, which brings musicians from various genres together under the umbrella of a single iconic album, with each track on the album performed by musicians representing different musical styles.

Similarly, Charith helped spearhead and named the Awesöme Orchestra, the Bay Area’s most adventurous community orchestra.

Charith maintains an active performance schedule which takes him to cities around the US and abroad.