2011, AFO Violin Section Member
Jeanine Markley is a professional violinist with over a decade of performance experience. She has performed in Europe, Asia and North America and at such notable venues as The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Germany and the Konzerthaus,Vienna. Her diverse musical interests have led her to explore Celtic, Bluegrass, Jazz and Finnish folk fiddling music, as well as to explore the full range of classical music repertoire. Jeanine began violin at the age of 5 in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. Since then, she received her Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from The Hartt School/ The University of Hartford and her Master of Music degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Jeanine has supplemented her education by attending several summer music festivals, most recently the Castleton Festival, Tanglewood Music Center and Spoleto Festival USA, as well as by studying abroad in Mannheim, Germany and Helsinki, Finland (Fulbright grant). Jeanine has experience performing with several professional orchestras and played as a member of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra during the spring of 2009. She is also a former faculty member at the University of Connecticut-Community School of the Arts and Webster University’s Community Music School (St. Louis, MO). Jeanine recently completed her first year as a Violin Fellow at the New World Symphony.