Jeffrey Girton Violin
Jeffrey Girton is a New York and Paris-based violinist specializing in baroque, classical, and romantic repertoire. A Juilliard graduate and winner of multiple competitions including Juilliard’s Historical Performance concerto competition,as well as earning second place in the 40th Music Competition of the International Lyceum Club of Switzerland, he has performed at the Paris Philharmonie, Cité de la Musique, Palais Garnier, Vienna Staatsoper, Koussevitsky Music Shed, Ozawa Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, the George Enescu Festival, Dvorak Hall, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian Institution.
Mr Girton is equally sought after for his solo playing and his leadership in chamber and orchestral music. He is a member of Les Arts Florissants under William Christie and has served as principal violin with that ensemble. He serves as principal second violin for Teatro Nuovo, a period bel canto opera company, under Will Crutchfield. He is a Fellow of the English Concert in America under Harry Bicket, as well as having joined the English Concert for both main stage performances and recording projects. He has served as concertmaster for Juilliard's Historical Performance ensemble Juilliard415 with which he has been a featured concertino violinist and concerto soloist. Jeffrey also serves as principal second violin for period ensemble Seraphic Fire. Girton’s current season includes performances in the United States, France, Spain, the UK, and Germany.