Dario Sarlo is a professional musician, an academic, and a published author. He was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in West Sussex but now makes his home in the United States.
He co-produced a new edition of a Russian childhood biography (by Galina Kopytova) of the violinist Jascha Heifetz which will be published by Indiana University Press.
He worked with Peter Rosen Productions on the documentary Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler, he speaks at conferences and music events in the United States and United Kingdom, and writes for the premiere international string music publication, The Strad.
Dario received his Ph.D in Historical Musicology from Goldsmiths, University of London. He also completed an M.Mus in performance (violin) at the same institution and a B.Mus (in music) at Kings College London, during which he studied the violin at the Royal Academy of Music. Prior to that he attended Trinity College of Music Junior Department in London and Christ's Hospital School in Horsham.
He was awarded a prestigious scholarship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for the entirety of his doctoral studies. Further awards from the same body enabled him to spend 13 months as a resident research fellow in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, Washington DC.
Article published in The Strad: "Moto Perpetuo" - American concert tours, then and now.
Dario Sarlo Ph.D approved by a committee including Professor Robin Stowell, Erik Levi, and Anthony Pryer. Title: Investigating Performer Uniqueness: The Case of Jascha Heifetz.
Article published in The Strad: "Heifetz In America" - Delving into the Library of Congress Jascha Heifetz Collection.