In this unique new VC series, acclaimed violist Masumi Per Rostad sits down with his friends and colleagues to discuss the ins and outs of their instrument.

In this, the first episode, Masumi catches up with American cellist Joshua Roman.

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A graduate of the Juilliard School, where he studied with Karen Tuttle, Masumi Per Rostad performed as a member of the acclaimed Pacifica Quartet from 2001 until 2017 | He has served teaching positions on faculty at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music