Jeffrey girton, violin

Selected as an English Concert American Fellow in 2017

Oberlin graduate Jeffrey Girton is an active modern as well as baroque and classical violinist.  He has served as concertmaster for the New York Youth Symphony, Oberlin Chamber Orchestra, Oberlin Sinfonietta, Oberlin Baroque Orchestra, and Juilliard's Historical Performance ensemble Juilliard415, with which he has been a featured concertino violinist and concerto soloist. He has also performed as soloist with Oberlin Baroque Orchestra, Quito Baroque Festival Orchestra, and National Repertory Orchestra.

Girton is a winner of the New York Youth Symphony chamber music competition, National Repertory Orchestra concerto competition, Oberlin Conservatory Kennedy Center competition, and Juilliard’s Historical Performance concerto competition. He has performed in venues including the Koussevitsky Music Shed, Ozawa Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, Alice Tully Hall, Severance Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian. Girton is a Masters of Music candidate at the Juilliard School with a concentration in Baroque violin under Cynthia Roberts and Elizabeth Blumenstock.