Violinist Jennifer Ross has enjoyed a full and varied career as an orchestra player, chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. She has held the position of Principal Second Violin of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since 1999, touring and recording extensively, and performing as soloist. Ms. Ross graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with the late Szymon Goldberg. Her career began at the age of 19 as Associate Concertmaster of the Honolulu Symphony. She went on to become a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and has since performed with the LA Chamber Orchestra, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony, L'Orchestra Symphonique de Montreal. She has spent more than 35 summers as a member of the Grand Teton Music Festival
As a chamber musician, Ms. Ross has collaborated with some of the world's great artists including Pinchas Zuckerman, Lynn Harrell, Jaime Laredo and Johannes Moser. Her reputation as a teacher takes her regularly to the New World Symphony in Miami, the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, and National Orchestral Institute, where she is Artist in Residence for Orchestral Studies. She was a faculty member at Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and continues to give master classes and workshops at universities and music festivals across the country.
An avid runner, she has completed 13 marathons including Boston. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor and a Wilderness First Responder. Ms. Ross and her family have recently chosen to make their permanent home in Jackson Hole.