Jeanelle Brierley

Jeanelle Brierley, a resident of Cleveland, Ohio, is a sought-after violinist with a passion for orchestral performance, chamber music, and pedagogy. Jeanelle completed her undergraduate degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2016, where she studied with William Preucil and was awarded the Dr. Jerome Gross prize in violin. Jeanelle made her solo debut with the Phoenix Symphony in 2011. She is the concertmaster of Michigan’s Lexington Bach Festival and has performed as concertmaster of the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, the Youngstown Symphony, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, and the orchestras of the Brevard Music Center. Jeanelle has served as a member of the Canton Symphony, the Verbier Festival Orchestra in Verbier, Switzerland, and Steamboat Springs’ Strings Festival Orchestra. She was a fellow at the Perlman Music Program’s Chamber Music Workshop in 2015 and was a member of the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Intensive Quartet Seminar. Jeanelle is in her third season as a substitute violinist with The Cleveland Orchestra and has performed regularly with the ensemble in Cleveland as well as on tours throughout the United States, Europe, Japan, and China.