DMA University of Oregon
MM Wichita State University
BM Southern Methodist University
Jacquelyn Schwandt enjoys a varied career as a teacher, chamber musician, orchestral musician and recitalist. She currently serves as Associate Professor of Viola at Northern Arizona University, Principal Viola with the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, and on the string faculty of the NAU Academy for Music and Dance. She has taught at music camps and master classes both domestically and abroad, has been a featured soloist with several orchestras including the Flagstaff Symphony, the Newport Symphony in Oregon, the Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra in Denver, Colorado, where the Denver Post praised her “smooth, warm tone.” She has served as violist with symphony orchestras across the US and Europe, participated in several orchestral and chamber music festivals and most recently completed recital tours to Taiwan and Spain. Dr. Schwandt holds degrees from the University of Oregon (DMA), Wichita State University (MM), and Southern Methodist University (BM).