Travis Gibson is a fifteen year old homeschooled 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. He has spent two
summers in Maine at the New England Music Camp under the tutelage of Mary Ann Tortalano
and Julia Neckermann and participated as the first violinist for one of their many learning
quartets. He was named as concertmaster of the Region X All-Region Orchestra for 2014–2015
and has made region orchestra since. He is also a very competitive track and cross country
runner placing at both USA track and field Junior Olympics and Footlocker Cross Country
Championships since 2013. He has a sister Mary Kathryn and four brothers Joseph, Peter,
Daniel and Jonas the latter two of whom were both concertmasters for Virtuosi of Houston.
Travis is currently under the tutelage of Aggie In of Beaumont Texas and Houston Symphony
member Rodica Gonzalez.