Jennifer Roig-Francoli, violin
Jennifer Roig-Francolí, Creator of The Art of Freedom® Method for conscious living and masterful artistry, inspires musicians of all instruments and skill levels to enjoy making music with less stress and more physical ease and heart-felt emotion. Her students develop powerful mind-body skills for improving their skills while letting go of pain, tension, and performance anxiety.
A certified Alexander Technique Teacher as well as an active performer on both modern and baroque violins, Jennifer offers private Artistic Mastery coaching and Alexander Musicians group classes online.
Jennifer has appeared multiple times as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, and this summer she won Gold in the Progressive Musicians international competition, so she will perform there again next July. She has performed as soloist with orchestras such as the Pittsburgh and Berlin Symphony Orchestras, the Ibiza (Spain) Symphony Orchestra, and the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland. She has served as Acting Concertmaster of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and Apollo’s Fire, the Grammy Award winning Cleveland Baroque Orchestra. She can also be heard on many recordings with Apollo's Fire.
As a young violinist, Jennifer studied with Shinichi Suzuki in Japan, Nathan Milstein in Switzerland, David Cerone at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Josef Gingold and Stanley Ritchie at Indiana University. She won numerous competitions as a teenager and was featured as a "Rising Star" in TIME Magazine. She has taught the Alexander Technique on the faculties of the Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music (CCM) and Xavier University.
Jennifer’s violin performances and teaching can be sampled at her YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/JenniferRoigFrancoli. For more information about her work with The Art of Freedom®, please see her website: www.ArtofFreedom.me