American violist Jossalyn Jensen enjoys a busy orchestral and chamber music career, having performed in concert in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Named a Fulbright Scholar in 2016, she currently holds the solo viola position at the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, and is pursuing an Artist Diploma in Contemporary Music at the Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMDP). A rising star in classical performance, Ms. Jensen has been featured on National Public Radio’s From The Top and profiled in the Deseret News, Utah’s longest standing newspaper.
A frequent performer of chamber music, Ms. Jensen has shared the stage with Ensemble Caliopée, members of the Cleveland Quartet, and such artists as Michel Strauss, Darrett Adkins, Jorja Fleezanis, David Halen and Jerome Lowenthal. Notable chamber festival invitations include Les Dissonance, Musique de Chambre à Giverny, Rencontres Musicales de Haute-Provence, the Caroga Lake Music Festival, and Les Nuits Pianistiques in Aix-en-Provence.
Originally from Utah, Jossalyn Jensen holds education from The Juilliard School (M.M.) and the Cleveland Institute of Music (B.M.), where she graduated with honors and was presented with the Milhaud Award and the Arnold Award in Viola. Her former teachers include Jean Sulem, Heidi Castleman, Misha Amory, Jeffrey Irvine, and David Dalton.
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