Janet Jacobson

Violin / Viola

Janet Jacobson is a versatile violinist and violist who has built a reputation in the New England area performing in orchestras, recordings, chamber ensembles, and as a soloist. She has premiered works by David Macbride, Ken Steen, Erberk Eryilmaz, Ryan Jesperson, and many others. Jacobson is concertmaster of Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra and is a founding member of the Azul String Quartet. As a soloist she performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in Plymouth, NH, and the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Stara Zagora State Opera Orchestra in Stara, Zagora, Bulgaria. Jacobson earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Hartt School, where she studied with Katie Lansdale and holds a master’s degree from The Boston Conservatory. She has taught violin, viola, and chamber music at the Hartt School Community Division since 2009.