Get to know the amazing musicians of the Memphis Symphony!
MSO First Season: 2000-2001
Video: MSO Musician Minute with Jessie Munson
Ms. Munson, originally from Howard Lake, MN, started playing violin at the age of 4. She played in the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies for 10 years, studying with El Gervasio and Sally O’Reilly throughout highschool. Ms. Munson holds a bachelors degree in violin performance from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, where she studied with John Gilbert.
During college, she played with the Lubbock Symphony, Amarillo Symphony, Big Spring Symphony and Abilene Philharmonic, as well as an early music group, Irish band and a Mariachi band. In her summers, Ms. Munson attended Bravo Summer String Institute, Meadowmount and Roundtop. Since moving to Memphis, she has discovered bluegrass music and now plays in the band Sorghum Hill.