Jeanette Stenson


Cellist Jeanette Stenson has performed in world-renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium, Zankel Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Minnesota’s Orchestra Hall and has had the pleasure of working under the direction of artists such as Lorin Maazel, Kurt Masur, Osmo Vänskä, and Pinchas Zukerman. Ms. Stenson pursues an active performing career as soloist, orchestral musician, and chamber artist. She has worked with many orchestras including the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of Northern New York, and the Albany Symphony. Ms. Stenson has also enjoyed working on Broadway shows including An American in Paris, If/Then, and the 101 Dalmatians Musical. As co-founder of the Morningside String Trio, she is an eager collaborator who has worked with ensembles such as Fair Trade Trio, MuSE String Quartet, and The Leora Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Stenson received a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music studying with Alan Stepansky as part of their distinguished Orchestral Performance Program as a Helen F. Whitaker Fund Scholarship recipient. She received a Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance from the University of Minnesota under the guidance of Tanya Remenikova and Joseph Johnson. Ms. Stenson is an avid teacher as well. She founded 10,000 Times Studio, a Suzuki string school in Hudson Heights, Manhattan, and is also currently teaching at Silver Music and Saint Ignatius Loyola School. Ms. Stenson enjoys residing in New York City with her 2005 David Caron cello, which she calls Dmitri.