Usman Peguero (BMus, GACert, MMus) is a professional violinist, as well as a board member in the Ulster Orchestra. A former fellow of Sinfonia Smith Square 2018, Usman has been endorsed as “Exceptional Talent” by the Arts Council England. He enjoys working with orchestras such as Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Chineke!, and Sinfonia Smith Square. A keen educator, Usman maintains a busy teaching schedule. A grant recipient from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Usman loves to explore his roots by creating cross-genre musical arrangements, drawing inspirations from the rich musical heritage of his native Caribbean.