Elizabeth Jaffe

A native of San Jose, California, violist Elizabeth Jaffe received a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University, a Master’s Degree from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Diplome d’Etudes Musicales from the Conservatoire Superieur de Paris. She currently serves as Principal Violist of the Reading Symphony; Associate Principal Violist of the Delaware Symphony; and as a member of the Colorado Music Festival and Opera Philadelphia orchestras. Ms. Jaffe has also performed with the Baltimore Symphony, National Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra; is a former member of the Richmond Symphony and New World Symphony; and participated in the Lucerne, Verbier, Pacific, Blossom, and Eastern music festivals.

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