Jeanne Fox is an experienced performer and teacher, a master's graduate from The Juilliard School, and is certified to teach Suzuki method. Need cello in the Tri-State? Just send a message!
Jeanne Fox is an active performer throughout the Tri-State region. Currently she is principal cello of the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra as well as the Hudson Opera Theater, and has previously played with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the Waterloo Festival Orchestra. An avid Chamber Music performer, Jeanne founded the Hudson Valley String Quartet and previously performed with the Arioso Piano Trio.
An extension of her passion for music is teaching and preparing young musicians to perform. Jeanne maintains a private class of cello students and has previously taught at New York University, Third Street Music School Settlement and United Nations International School. Jeanne enjoys playing different styles of music and was for many years cellist/bassist for the folk rock band Project Mercury (named Best New Band by Hudson Valley Magazine), and still plays in a folk rock cello/guitar duo called The Foxes. She has also performed and/or recorded with bands such as ABC and Smokey Robinson, as well as with several local Hudson Valley artists including Elissa Jones.
She is originally from Ohio, where she studied with Ralph Curry of the Cleveland Orchestra. She holds degrees from Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School, where she studied with Ardyth Alton. She also holds an Arts Administration certificate from New York University and a teaching certificate from School for Strings. She studied chamber music with the Juilliard String Quartet, Joseph and Lillian Fuchs, Arianna Bronne and Rafael Bronstein, as well as André Emelianoff.
Jeanne is also a film music consultant by day, working on productions for various cable networks and PBS, most recently on the PBS documentary “Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings The Band”.