Andrew Picken is Principal Violist of the Pasadena Symphony and Associate Principal violist of the Los Angeles Master Chorale Orchestra. He has lent his talents to many other local ensembles including the LA Chamber Orchestra, the LA Philharmonic, and Pacific Symphony. He has been principal violist for the Joffrey and Bolshoi Ballets as well as the Glendale Symphony and the LA Baroque Orchestra. In demand as a chamber musician, he performs frequently in Los Angeles as well as at festivals around the country. Mr. Picken can be heard on hundreds of Hollywood motion picture and CD recordings. He teaches viola and violin in his private studio as well as at the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles.