Mexican-born violinist Jeanette Bernal-Singh has won many national and international awards and competitions. She first appeared as soloist at the age of 16 with the Victoria Symphony and is now the Acting Associate Principal Second Violin in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Her violin has taken her all over North America, Europe, South East Asia, India and Australia, having recorded for broadcasts and CDs of Indian, Mexican, and Chinese music. As an orchestral musician, Jeanette has worked with many of today’s leading conductors, such as Kurt Mazur, Sir George Solti, Valery Gergiev and Mstislav Rostropovich. She has also performed with the leading exponent in sarod in Indian classical music, Amjhad Ali Khan.
Currently a faculty member at the Langley Community Music School, Jeanette teaches violin and chamber music, and performs chamber music recitals. Her daughter Nandini Singh will be accompanying her on cello for one piece during our program.