Violin, Composer

A recent recipient of a United States Artists Fellowship, violinist and composer Colin Jacobsen focuses his multifaceted life in music as a violinist and composer in three groups: the Silkroad Ensemble; the string quartet Brooklyn Rider, which performs at venues from Carnegie Hall to SXSW; and The Knights, an innovative orchestra of which he is co-artistic director with his brother, Eric. He has also been awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant for his work as a soloist and has performed with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony.

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