Asher began classical violin training at the tender age of 2 and had already performed with the Buffalo philharmonic by age 13.
Asher’s expertise in improvisation across multiple genres has led him to a career as a soloist in demand, performing at venues such as Madison Square Garden, Hammerstein Hall, Lincoln Center, the Jacob Javitz Center and across four continents. Asher has also been featured on PBS, and has made headlines on CNN, WABC, NBC, and the New York Post among many other major media sources. He has been featured at special events for Google, Nickelodeon, TNT, National Geographic, Citigroup and countless others.
In 2014 Asher lived a musician’s nightmare when he lost the ability to play his violin along with the use of his legs over many months. Refusing to accept “defeat" he found a way to heal his body, building his strength to a new level. He used this experience as fuel to reinvent his live concerts as a dancing violinist. In only a few months, Asher learned to merge hip hop, pop and other genres with breakdancing choreography into his contemporary violin performances.
After 4 years as a new york city public school teacher for under-resourced communities in the Bronx, Asher has pursued a full-time music career with plans to inspire and educate youth about the unique versatility of the violin.
With a growing fan base, Asher is working to influence societal norms and conventional thinking about musical performance, helping to break down social and physical barriers for his fans and beyond.
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