Laura Jensen Jennings
First year with SO: 1996
Hometown: Sarasota, FL
Instrument: Laura plays on a 1757 Giacomo Zanoli made in Verona, Italy.
Bachelor of Music - Florida State University; Master of Music - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Laura is currently in her second year of a teaching full time at Manatee School for the Arts. She previously served as Principal Second Violin for nineteen seasons. Laura was raised in the Bradenton-Sarasota area and her first orchestral experiences were in the Sarasota Orchestra's Youth Program.
Laura is most appreciative for being part of the amazing, artistic growth of the Orchestra, since the tenure of Paul Wolfe.