Thane Isaac, violin
A native of Denton Texas, Thane Elliot Isaac hails from a large and musical family. He graduated in 2009 from the University of North Texas with a degree in modern violin performance and emphasis in baroque performance under Cynthia Roberts. In 2012, Thane completed a post-graduate residency at Yale University as one-fifth of the Yale Baroque Ensemble under violinist Robert Mealy. In addition to ABO, Thane is a regular player with the Dallas-based Orchestra of New Spain and the Dallas Bach Society. He has had the honor of performing at the Boston Early Music Festival with the UNT Baroque Orchestra, Carnegie Hall with the Yale Baroque Orchestra, and Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall with the Juilliard Baroque Orchestra. Having shared the stage with such notables as Jackie Evancho, Dave Brubeck, Edgar Meyer, Kanye West, and Itzhak Perlman, he enjoys traveling for such performance opportunities, having toured Asia, North and South America, and Europe with various ensembles. Oberlin, Longy, and American Bach Soloists are summer academies where he has had the pleasure of performing both ensemble works and solo concerti with orchestra. Complimenting the joy of early music, folk genres, improvisation, and musical performance art are among other interests.