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Praised for “professionalism, dedication to the creative music community and reliability” -The Recording Academy, Jennifer Louie’s 2023-2024 includes an addition as a substitute/extra violin with the Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra, a return as a second violinist with the Starkville Symphony/MSU Symphony, Tuscaloosa Symphony, wedding performances in Hayden and Hoover, Alabama.
2022-2023 season includes a return to Starkville/MSU as second violin. She recorded “Virtual Duets” with members of Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Upcoming performances with her 2023 WeddingWire Couples Choice Award and GigSalad “Top Performer” ensemble, Jennifer Louie Violin & Musicians includes ceremony and reception performances in Brandon, Mississippi, Albertville, Alabama, Auburn, Alabama, Hoover, Alabama and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Jennifer performed on Sessions Music “Meta Fest” online.
With the 2021-2022 season, Jennifer performed as a member of the MSU Starkville Symphony and performed as a guest musician with the Huntsville Tuscaloosa Symphonies. Other recent performances include ceremony music and performances in Alabama, (Akron, Alpine, Birmingham, Fort Deposit, Huntsville, Montgomery, Pell City and Tuscaloosa. Jennifer was featured in “Alabama Wedding” magazine and her client’s wedding was featured in “People” magazine.
The 2020-2021 season saw new opportunities to connect with audiences internationally: Jennifer was selected by Detroit Symphony Orchestra debut on a video featuring the orchestra and selected performers around the world with DSO cellist Jeremy Crosmer “Goin’ Home”, a new work based off of Dvorak’s New World Symphony. She made her Philadelphia Orchestra debut to perform in a Suzuki Play-IN online with musicians around the globe. She was the recipient of the Artist Relief Tree grant. She performed on the podcast “Tau Talks” by Alpha Sigma Tau and was featured at their National Convention. Her group, Jennifer Louie Violin & Musicians won “Couples Choice Award” from Wedding Wire for excellence in wedding music and the GigSalad “Top Performer” award. Memorable wedding collaborations include celebrity wedding planner Scot Wedgeworth "Bama Glama."
For the 2019-2020 season, Ms. Louie was a contributor in Mimi Butler’s Your Next-Gen Private Music Studio, an music educators book focusing on teaching trends in 2020 and beyond. Jennifer returned for a fifth season with the Starkville/MSU Symphony and performed with the Tuscaloosa Symphony. Ceremony Music performances took place in Birmingham, Sylacauga and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. For the third consecutive year, Jennifer Louie Violin & Musicians won the “Couples Choice Award" from WeddingWire.
Ms. Louie has performed as guest conductor with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra receiving global attention. Jennifer is a section violinist with the Starkville/MSU Symphony and has performed with 18 other professional orchestras worldwide. Conductors include: Darko Butorac, Adam Flatt, Ken Lam, Keith Lockhart, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Robert Trevino, Keitaro Harada. Artist collaborations include Nicola Benedetti, Cavani String Quartet, Caroline Shaw, Elinor Frey, Dame Evelyn Glennie, Mark O’Connor and Richard Marx. As a recording artist with the Ohio Light Opera, Albany Records and Operetta Archives, Ms. Louie recorded fourteen operettas including “The Mikado,” by Gilbert and Sullivan which was praised by "Opera News" magazine.
Ms. Louie holds music degrees from Illinois State and Western Washington Universities. She is a graduate of the Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Teacher Development Program. Jennifer teaches Suzuki Violin at The University of Alabama's Community Music School. Jennifer is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, NAfME, Alabama Music Educators’ Association, Alabama Orchestra Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, ASCAP and the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Ms. Louie has received certificates of appreciation from American String Teachers Association and The Recording Academy. In her spare time, Jennifer loves traveling and spending time with her family.