Violist FRANK SHAW is co-founder of the Grammy-nominated ensemble A Far Cry, Boston's self-conducted Chamber Orchestra in Residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and New England Conservatory. As an avid chamber musician, he toured extensively throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas as performer and teacher. Recent appearances include performances at the Musikverein in Vienna, Boston Symphony Hall, Jordan Hall, Ravinia Festival, Chautauqua Institution, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Music at Gretna and Music@Menlo. As well, recordings and live performances can be heard on Centaur Records, Azica Records, PARMA Recordings, Performance Today, Boston's WGBH as well as Maine and Vermont Public Radios. Frank is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, and holds degrees from Cleveland Institute of Music and New England Conservatory.