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Jameson Cooper enjoys a varied career as performer and teacher. He has performed across the United States and Europe in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Library of Congress, The National Gallery of Art, The Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Festival Hall. As violinist and founding member of the Euclid Quartet he has won several national and international chamber music competition prizes and was awarded the American Masterpieces Grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. He has been a guest artist at renowned summer programs including the Aspen Music festival and Mostly Modern Festival. His artistry can be heard in numerous critically acclaimed album recordings on the Naxos, Artek, Centaur and Afinat Labels.

Jameson grew up in Sheffield, England and moved to the United States for Graduate study. Since 2007, he has been on the faculty at Indiana University South Bend, where he is Music Director of IU South Bend Philharmonic. Under his tenure, the orchestra has grown in scope to include annual student concerto and composition competitions, performances of multiple world premieres, several operas and the University's first fully staged ballet in Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. Mr. Cooper holds a masters degree in orchestral conducting from Kent State University, where he studied with Frank Wiley. Jameson Cooper enjoys a varied career as performer and teacher. He has performed across the United States and Europe in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Library of Congress, The National Gallery of Art, The Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Festival Hall. As violinist and founding member of the Euclid Quartet he has won several national and international chamber music competition prizes and was awarded the American Masterpieces Grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. He has been a guest artist at renowned summer programs including the Aspen Music festival and Mostly Modern Festival.

JAMESON COOPER

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