Graeme Jennings

Posted by September 13, 2012


Graeme Jennings (violin) is a former member of the legendary Arditti String Quartet (1994-2005). He has toured widely throughout the world, made more than 70 CDs, given over 300 premieres, and received such accolades as the Siemens Prize (1999) and two Gramophone awards. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw, Munich Philharmonic, Berlin Radio, Austrian Radio, Netherlands Radio, French Radio, Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Queensland and Tasmanian Symphony. In recent seasons he has worked as guest concert-master with the Adelaide and Melbourne Symphonies and Associate Concert-master with the Sydney Symphony. He performs regularly as a member of Australia’s internationally renowned new music group, Elision, and is also a member of the San Francisco based Adorno Ensemble. Having previously served on the faculties of UC Berkeley, Mills College and Stanford Universities, he was recently appointed Senior Lecturer in Violin and Viola at the Queensland Conservatorium in Australia and now lives in both Sydney and San Francisco. He joined the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players in 2007.