Jacqueline Stern is a ‘cellist, teacher, chamber music coach and conductor of young orchestras. She is chair of the Instrumental Music department at Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge, NY, where she conducts the orchestras, coaches chamber music, and teaches private ‘cello lessons and music history. She conducts the Westchester Junior Strings, an orchestra of 7th, 8th and 9th graders string players. She has has been a Conducting Fellow at the Queens College Conducting Workshop and the Pacific Northwest Conductors’ Institute.
Jacqueline is an active orchestral and chamber music performer with many groups in the tri-state area including the trio Terzetta, the Cara Quartet, the Stamford Symphony and the Encore Chamber Players. She has played Baroque cello with the Artek Ensemble, Orchestra of the 18th Century, and New York Baroque. She has been an artist-fellow with the Bach Aria Festival and a full scholarship student at the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Musical Studies in England. Jacqueline has conducted, coached and been clinician at various music festivals in the metropolitan area. She holds a Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College and Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music, where she was a Helena Rubinstein Foundation Scholar.
She will be teaching July 18-22