One of America’s leading historical string players, Robert Mealy has recorded and toured a wide variety of repertoire with many ensembles both here and in Europe, including Les Arts Florissants, Tafelmusik, Sequentia, the Boston Camerata, and the American Bach Soloists. Mr. Mealy is principal concertmaster at Trinity Wall Street and the orchestra director of the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; he received a Grammy for his work with the festival. A devoted chamber musician, he co-directs the acclaimed 17th-century ensemble Quicksilver. He recently completed a series of concerts surveying the obbligato sonatas of J.S. and C.P.E. Bach in Washington at the Smithsonian, and directed and programmed a series of medieval programs exploring secular lyric for TENET. Committed to education as well as performing, he directs Juilliard’s Historical Performance program, where he joined the faculty in 2009. From 2003 to 2015 he taught at Yale University, directing the postgraduate Yale Baroque Ensemble and the Yale Collegium Musicum. Prior to that, he taught at Harvard for over a decade and founded the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. In 2004, he received Early Music America’s Binkley Award for outstanding teaching and scholarship. He has recorded over 80 CDs on most major labels.