Travis Gibson is a thirteen year old home-schooled student from Nederland, Texas. He started playing the violin when he was three and has twice been named the Symphony League of Beaumont Outstanding Young Performer in their annual string competition. Travis has spent two summers in Maine at the New England Music Camp under the tutelage of Mary Ann Tortalano and Julia Neckermann. Travis also participated as the first violinist for one of their many learning quartets. He was recently named concertmaster of the Region X All-Region Orchestra for 2014–2015 and has made region orchestra in 2016 and 2017. Travis is an avid and competitive runner and has ran on both AAU and USA Track teams qualifying for regional, state, and national meets in both track, cross country, and indoor track. He also ran in the Beaumont Gusher half marathon. Travis has a sister, Mary Kathryn, and four brothers, Joseph, Peter, Daniel and Jonas, the latter two of whom were both concertmasters for Virtuosi. Travis is currently under the tutelage of Aggie In of Beaumont,Texas and Houston Symphony member, Rodica Gonzalez.