About/Biography of Jennifer Louie


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               Praised for “professionalism, dedication to the creative music community and reliability” -The Recording Academy, acclaimed violinist Jennifer Louie’s 2024-2025 season includes a follow-up holiday album her solo debut violin Christmas album “Snow In Alabama.” Musical performances with the Tuscaloosa Symphony, wedding performances in Florence,  Springville, Toney and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 

                     In the 2023-2024 season, Jennifer’s “What Child is This” made the iTunes Charts in Sweden for holiday and popular music off her solo violin album “Snow In Alabama.”.Jennifer is a substitute/extra violin with the Tennessee Philharmonic Orchestra, and is returning as a second violinist with the Starkville Symphony/MSU Symphony, Tuscaloosa Symphony, La Grange Symphony Orchestra, wedding performances in Hayden, Hoover, Alabama and a corporate holiday event in Birmingham, Alabama. She resumed her guest speaking/performance schedule with school groups. 

               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 Praised 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."

                    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, Keitaro Harada, Ken Lam, Keith Lockhart, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Robert Trevino and Ransom Wilson. 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 and the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Jennifer serves as a voting member of The Recording Academy. Ms. Louie has received certificates from American String Teachers Association and The Recording Academy. In her spare time, Jennifer loves reading, writing, traveling  and spending time with her family.


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