Micah Gangwer

Director of Residence Life



Micah Gangwer, originally from Ohio, now lives in Charleston, S.C. where he is the Assistant Concertmaster of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He performs regularly as a chamber musician and soloist with various professional and collegiate orchestras across America, and has been showcased on public radio and television as a jazz, bluegrass, and classical violinist. Recent solo engagements include a performance of the Tan Dun Violin Concerto “The Love” with Symphony Orchestra Augusta, the Suite for Violin and Orchestra by William Grant Still with the South Carolina Philharmonic, and many solo appearances with the Charleston Symphony. He has performed in chamber music concerts across America and Europe including performances for ambassadors, royalty, and several heads of state. Gangwer attended Miami University for his undergraduate degree in violin performance, and studied at the University of Oklahoma and the University of South Carolina for graduate school. He is happy to be returning for his 14th summer at the Festival.