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Principal Violist

Jasmine Beams

Jasmine Beams, a California girl originally, began her university studies at Indiana University at the age of 15, studying violin with Mauricio Fuks. At 16, she switched to viola under the tutelage of Alan de Veritch. In 2011 she completed a graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Chamber Music as a member of the student quartet-in-residence, under the guidance of the Fine Arts Quartet. In that year she also participated in the Youtube Symphony in Australia, and co-composed the music of the international ad campaign for Tourism Australia with Dewayne Everettsmith. In 2012, Jasmine moved to Germany and studied with Roland Glassl and Thomas Rössel at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt. Through the years, Jasmine has also participated in festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Pacific Music Festival, and the Aldeburgh Music Festival. Since 2014, Jasmine has lived in Finland and loved it.