Jennifer Jones was born in Ottawa but has lived most of her life in Halifax. She received her early musical training from Jean Fraser at the Maritime Conservatory of Music, continuing with Professor Philippe Djokic at Dalhousie University, where she won the first University Medal in Music. She then obtained a Master of Music degree in Performance and Pedagogy at Indiana University, under the direction of Josef Gingold. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician and is a passionate and well-recognized violin teacher. A member of Symphony Nova Scotia for many years where she is Associate Concertmaster, Jennifer is also a founding member of the Blue Engine String Quartet, with whom she has made two recordings to date. When not performing or teaching (including now at Acadia University), Jennifer enjoys time with her son Noah, husband Jamie, and their golden retriever, Belle.