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2nd Violin
Jeffery King
Jeffery  King

Jeffery King knew that music would always be a part of his life. His introduction to music began with piano at age 2 followed by violin in the first grade. Jeffery grew up in Plano, a quiet suburb in North Dallas, where he studied with violinist Jan Mark Sloman Principal Associate Concertmaster Emeritus, Dallas Symphony Orchestra throughout high school and at Southern Methodist University. He subsequently attended the Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of Midori Goto. Additionally, he studied chamber music quite extensively with Karen Dreyfus Lyric Piano Quartet, Amerigo Trio and Lawrence Dutton Emerson String Quartet.

Jeffery has won many accolades and awards including grand prizes in the 1999 Collin County Young Artist Competition, Texas and the 2003 Music Teacher's National Association Competition, United States. He has soloed with the Meadows Symphony Orchestra and the Plano Symphony Orchestra. He is an alumnus of the Heifetz International Music Institute, the Mimir Chamber Music Festival, and the Omaha Chamber Music Society.

Jeffery was recently a violinist with the Omaha Symphony during the 2011-2015 seasons and was a founding member of the Rangbrook Ensemble. He has performed with various artists including Joshua Bell, Michael Feinstein, Andre Watts, and LeAnne Rimes along with Maestros Kurt Masur, Alastair Willis, and Marcelo Lehninger. He plays on an 1893 Charles Jean Baptiste Collin-Mezin violin. In his downtime, Jeffery enjoys table tennis, foosball, and all the cultural treasures in New York City.