Warren Powell joined The Florida Orchestra in 1984. He received his bachelor’s degree at the Eastman School of Music and earned diplomas at the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He was assistant principal viola in La Orquesta Sinfonica de Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. He has performed with the Canton Symphony in Ohio and participated in festivals at Tanglewood, Interlochen, and Chautauqua. Powell has held faculty positions at Eckerd College and at the Pinellas Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School. He is currently an ensemble and sectional coach for the Pinellas Youth Symphony.