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Maeve Jenkinson

Maeve Jenkinson studied at the Royal College of Music with Jaroslav Vanacek, where she was awarded a scholarship and prizes for violin and string quartet, including the top prize for violin. She subsequently studied in America with Josef Gingold, who described her as "one of the finest violinists I have taught" and was awarded a full Fellowship to study at the Aspen Music Festival for four years, studying with Paul Kantor. She was appointed no. 5 first violin with the London Philharmonic in 1990, a position she held until the birth of her first child. She has also worked with I Solisti Veneti, Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, and the CBSO. She teaches violin and chamber music at the East Sussex Academy of Music, Moira House Girl's School, and privately. She continues to play regularly with the London Philharmonic, gives recitals for violin and piano, and string quartet, and is Musical Director of the Corelli Ensemble.
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