Meet the Musicians

Meet the Musicians

Get to know the amazing musicians of the Memphis Symphony!

Jennifer Puckett

Jennifer Puckett

Principal, The Corinne Falls Murrah Chair

Colleges attended: University of Alabama and University of Colorado
Most influential musical teachers: Connie Heard, Erika Eckert, Patrick Rafferty, Judith Glyde, Jennifer John and Carlton McCreery
First Season with the MSO: Fall 2005
Teaching Positions: Founder and primary teacher of the East Memphis Music Academy. Have also taught in the Columbus, Mississppi Suzuki program, and the Boulder Suzuki Program.
As a Chamber Musician: MSO Community Involvement: Capa program, Family Tunes and Tales, and Soulsville

 

FUN FACTS!


Favorite Memphis restaurant: Sekisui Pacific Rim
Describe your family and pets: I have a 2 ½ year old son who is the joy of my life! I also have 2 dogs and 1 cat.
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go: Hawaii or the Alps
Favorite hobby: Teaching, Cooking, Bikram yoga, and going to the Shelby Farms dog park
Age you started your instrument: I started violin when I was 4 and didn't switch to the viola until the age of 24.
What inspired you to make music your career: Barber's Adagio for Strings
Favorite piece of music: “Imagine” by John Lennon
Interesting Fact about yourself: I grew up in the south.