Join us for a very special evening with the Greenville Symphony’s new Concertmaster, Jackie Tso!  Jackie will perform an exclusive recital as she prepares for the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition.  Don’t miss her debut recital in Greenville in an intimate setting!  Following the recital, light desserts will be served as you mingle and get to know our new Concertmaster!

Tuesday, October 10th @ 7 pm

Smith Recital Hall at the Governors School of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Kristen Ironside, piano

Tickets are $75 for sponsorship level and $25 for general admission

Sponsorship level includes reserved seating, your name in the program, and on the poster

Jacqueline Tso, Concertmaster, Leila Cunningham Roe Concertmaster Chair

Violinist Jackie Tso has been heard as a soloist with orchestras around the world such as the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Concert Association Orchestra, and the Beijing Broadcasting Orchestra. Ms. Tso has also played in many of the world’s most prestigious competitions including the Premio Paganini, Yehudi Menuhin, Shanghai Isaac Stern, Zhuhai Mozart, and Cooper. She was a semifinalist of the International Jascha Heifetz Competition as well as the Irving M. Klein.

Jackie studied with Li Lin at The Juilliard School. Past principal teachers include Glenn Dicterow, Kurt Sassmannshaus, and Almita and Roland Vamos.

Tso started playing the violin when she was four and was part of Cincinnati’s Starling String Program as well as the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy program. She has served as concertmaster of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra and MasterWorks Festival Orchestra. When she was fifteen, Jackie had the pleasure of collaborating with acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley on National Public Radio’s From the Top.

Jackie has spent summers at the Great Wall International Music Academy, National Arts Center Young Artists Program, Meadowmount School of Music, Bowdoin Music Festival, Salzburg’s Mozarteum Summer Academy, MasterWorks Christian Festival, Aspen Music Festival as an orchestral fellow, and the Heifetz Institute of Music.

She joined the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s violin section for their 2022-2023 season, and looks forward to joining the Greenville Symphony as concertmaster in September. Aside from music, Tso enjoys time with her family, puppy, and friends as well as being outdoors.