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    Teacher, violinist, conductor, producer.

    Eugene Chukhlov

  • About Eugene


    Eugene Chukhlov is applauded regularly as a soloist, chamber and orchestral player. With more than 30 years as performer and teacher, Eugene Chukhlov has played a vital role in the music life of the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally, a member of the Arlekin String Quartet, he was affiliated with the chamber music program at San Francisco State University for many years.


    Eugene was born into a family of musicians—his father was concertmaster of an opera company in Russia. After winning his first competition at the age of thirteen, Chukhlov moved from Central Asia to Moscow to further his studies, earning degrees in violin and conducting with minors in psychology and pedagogy at Gnesin College and a Masters from the Moscow Conservatory.


    His faculty positions at The Crowden School and The San Domenico School have earned him high praises from faculty peers, parents and students alike. He also manages private studios in the East Bay and Marin County. Eugene's students won many national and international competitions and attend major conservatories including Juilliard, Eastman and others.


    For many years Eugene was the program director and conductor of the Chee-Yun & Friends Festival as well as ascoate director of the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival.


    Eugene performed with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, New Century Orchestra, San Francisco Opera, Sacramento Philarmonic and Berkeley Symphony.


    Current Work

    San Francisco Chamber Orchestra - associate concertmaster

    San Domenico Conservatory - conductor, violin and chamber music teacher

    Crowden Music School - violin and chamber music teacher

    San Francisco Choral Society - orchestra personnel manager

    Classical Sound Productions - owner

  • Tchaikovsky with Chee-Yun

    Senior Orchestra at the Final concert of Chee Yun & Friends Festival

    Tchaikovsky "Souvenir"

    With faculty and students at Chee Yun & Friends Festival

    Shostakovich Quartet 8 

    With Iggy Jang, Perry Carp & Sean Leffler

    Piazzolla "Fugata" with 

    SF Chamber Orchestra

    - with my beautiful student Minyoung

    Birthday Surprise

    - Chee-Yun and the festival orchestra almost killed me by playing HB instead of Seasons

  • I love my work and I am proud of my kids!

    These are the videos of my private students as well as my Crowden and San Domenico classes.

    Schubert Quintet

    Dustin, Valery & Starla Breshears with Liam Young-Skeen and Melissa Lam

    It was a joy to coach these great kids!

    Russian Waltzes

    Always wanted to make this arrangement! With help of my dear friend Arkadi Serper it happened. Kids were amazing!

    La Bella Cubana

    One of the best arrangements I ever made and one of the best bunch of talented kids I had worked with at the Crowden! I received messages from Cuba thanking me for sharing their culture with the world!

    Tiger Rug by Stephane Grappelli

    I arranged this great piece for my kids Wesley Sean

    Balkan Blues by Jonathan Mei

    One of my best ever students became quite a player and a composer! So proud!

  • GO WARRIORS !!!!
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