Jacquelyn Schwandt

Jacquelyn Schwandt Associate Professor
Northern Arizona University
Viola (Strings Coordinator)
Blg 37A Rm #101
Phone: 928-523-0230

PhD University of Oregon
MM Wichita State University
BM Southern Methodist University

Jacquelyn Schwandt is an Assistant Professor of Viola at Northern Arizona University. She is Principal violist with the Flagstaff Symphony, and is an active member of the NAU Faculty Chamber Music Series.

Currently, Dr. Schwandt is the President of the Arizona Chapter of the American Viola Society. She is an active clinician and performer and has taught at music camps and master classes in Arizona, Oregon, Oklahoma, Colorado, and South Dakota.

In 2007 she performed Mozart’s Sinfonie Concertante with the Newport Symphony Orchestra in Newport, Oregon. Dr. Schwandt has been a violist in the Eugene Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and Wichita Symphony; assistant principal viola in the Spoleto USA and Italy Festival Orchestras, and Principal viola of The Classic Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria.

Additionally, Dr. Schwandt has participated in the Oregon Festival of American Music, the Ernst Bloch Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Chamber Music at the Barn in Wichita, Kansas, National Repertory Orchestra, and The Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City. She has studied viola with Leslie Straka, William Magers, Ellen Rose, Catherine Consiglio, Eiji Ikeda and Yitzak Schotten.