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Award-winning violinist Gary Capozziello enjoys a varied musical life as both highly versatile performer and educator. Applauded for his “inspired ferocity” (Millbrook Independent), Gary has been recognized in the media by WTNH, The Hartford Courant, and the American League of Orchestras ( His recent concerto appearances have included concerts with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, the New Haven Civic, American Chamber Orchestra, Manchester Symphony, Connecticut Valley Chamber Orchestra and the Torrington Symphony. Capozziello’s online recital series "Help Me Create a Covid Relief Fund" raised grant funds for struggling musicians during the height of the pandemic, leading to receiving a Musician Service Award granted by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Gary has also received the Jerry Malafronte Award for Musical Excellence, the Peter/Wright Music Memorial and top prize at the Paranov Concerto Competition. He was featured in Hartford Magazine’s 2018 issue “Inspired: A Renaissance of Young Artists,” and he currently holds a sponsored chair in the Hartford Symphony.