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Joni Roos, Violin(back to musicians page)

Favorite Quote:
"Play as late as possible on the beat, but still be on time." - Leon Fleisher

Favorite composer(s) to listen to?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Favorite composer(s) to perform?
Gustav Mahler

Random Fact:
Killed a rattlesnake once

If you could blink your eyes and be in a favorite place right now, where would it be?
Long Lake, Michigan

Joni Roos is in great demand as a teacher, performer, and clinician in the Central Florida area. As the Strings Artist-in-Residence at Rollins College, she is in charge of the string program at the Music Department. Sheteaches applied violin and viola, string methods, orchestral literature.  She also coaches the Instrumental Chamber Ensemble, directs the Rollins String Ensemble and assists in directing the Rollins Orchestra. Her previous employment includes teaching positions at Seminole State College. Shehas also taught and performed at numerous festivals, including the Bay View Music Festival, Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Interlachen Summer Music Camp and the Moravian Music Festival. Ms. Roos currently teaches for the Rollins College Community School of Music. A student of Maja Vukovic, she has also studied with Paul Makanowitzky, Ronald Copes, and Jacob Krachmalnick at the University of Michigan.

 As a soloist, Joni Roos has made numerous appearances with the Chamber Orchestra of Florida, the Space Coast Pops, the Melbourne Community Orchestra, the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra and the Bach Festival Orchestra. Her solo appearances with the Bach Festival Orchestra include a performance of the Mozart Adagio at theGalway Cathedral in Ireland. She currently performs with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, and is the Principal 2nd of the Bach Festival Orchestra.