Zakarias Grafilo

Zakarias Grafilo

Lecturer Faculty
Violin (Alexander String Quartet)
Phone: (415) 405-0688
Email: zgasq@sfsu.edu
Location: Creative Arts Building Room 13 and 157

Zakarias Grafilo has been the first violinist of the Alexander String Quartet since 2002. With the ASQ, Grafilo has made several recordings including works by Brahms, Mozart, Ravel, Schumann, alongside string quartet cycles by Bartók, Beethoven, Kodály and Shostakovich. Prior to joining the Alexander String Quartet, he served as principal second violinist of the Pacific Symphony and concertmaster of the Stockton Symphony. Grafilo holds a bachelor of arts degree in Liberal Studies from San Francisco State University, where he currently teaches violin and chamber music.

Focus: Violin, Chamber music