Haydn Vitera

Haydn Vitera is one of the amazing Artist Mentors on our Electrify Your Strings team and we’re thrilled to welcome him back this year!

Haydn is a versatile violinist, vocalist and recording artist from Austin, Texas.

He has toured and recorded professionally since 1997, most notably with Grammy winners Rick Trevino and Asleep At The Wheel. He has also been a featured soloist with musical icons George Strait and Stevie Wonder.

He received two of his own Grammy nominations with Asleep At The Wheel in 2005 and now primarily performs with his mariachi metal fusion project Mariachi Rock Revolution, touring around the country in theaters and performing arts centers. He is also an in-demand studio musician in Austin and the producer and musical director for Texas Country artists The Stateline Band.

Haydn received his training and education at UT Austin, studying violin performance with Dr. Eugene Gratovich, as well as theory and composition. He also studied with Dr. Tim Muffitt for 3 years with the UT Symphony.

Haydn has been a professional touring and studio musician since 1997 in a wide variety of genres but primarily country and rock. His most notable performances have been with Stevie Wonder, George Strait, Asleep at the Wheel, Delbert McClinton, Rick Trevino, Los Lonely Boys, and Itzhak Perlman (with the UT Symphony).

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