Jessica Thompson

Violist Jessica Thompson is a passionate chamber musician who performs regularly throughout the United States and abroad as a member of the Daedalus Quartet.  The quartet, Grand Prize winner of the 2001 Banff International String Quartet Competition and resident quartet at Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society Two from 2005-07, is currently in residence at the University of Pennsylvania.  Ms. Thompson has also toured with Musicians from Marlboro and appears regularly at the Portland Chamber Music Festival in Maine.  She performs often as a member of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra.

Ms. Thompson has appeared as soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra and in recital in cities such as Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and Washington, DC.   She currently teaches at Princeton and Columbia Universities.  Ms. Thompson is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with Karen Tuttle.