Jessie Snoke—Violin, Suzuki Violin; B.M. UNC School of the Arts; M.M. The Hartt School. Studied with Kevin Lawrence and Katie Lansdale; pedagogy studies with Teri Einfeldt. After completing long-term Suzuki training, Jessie is a registered teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas and has her teacher certification in Suzuki Books 1-8.
During her time in Connecticut, as well as maintaining a large private studio, Jessie co-taught private and group lessons at the Hartt School Community Division and worked as a Teaching Artist at the Hartford Symphony’s El-Sistema inspired CityMusic Program. In addition to teaching at the Lucy Moses School, Jessie is currently on the faculty of the Brooklyn Conservatory and the Elizabeth Faidley Studio. Jessie is also currently a substitute faculty member at the United Nations International School.
As an active performer, Jessie participated in the Aspen Music Festival and the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival as well as chamber music masterclasses with members of the Emerson, Juilliard and JACK String Quartets. She served as concertmaster of the UNCSA Symphony and the Hartt orchestra, and has appeared regularly with the Litha Symphony as associate concertmaster, New Britain Symphony, and Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra. As a winner of the Winston-Salem Symphony competition, Jessie performed Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins with renowned soloist Midori.