Affiliate artist, violin

Jane Kittredge began studying the violin at age four. Earning her Bachelor and Masters of Music degrees at the Mannes College of Music studying with Sally Thomas, Lucie Robert, and Laurie Smukler, Jane has enjoyed a diverse performance career as a soloist, chamber player and orchestral violinist. Her solo engagements, festival appearances and orchestral tours have brought her across the country, throughout Mexico, London, Beijing, Italy, Canada and the French Alps.

Based in Shelburne, Vermont, Jane can be seen and heard performing with a variety of ensembles including the Vermont Symphony, the Springfield Symphony, the DCINY Symphony in New York City, the Handel Society of Dartmouth College, the Opera Company of Middlebury, Playing for Good, the Dartmouth Symphony, the Middlebury Bach Festival, the Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble, and at church services in Charlotte, Middlebury and Hinesburg. An active teacher and music educator, Jane has a small private violin studio and regularly coaches the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association string sections.

Jane’s classical training has allowed her to perform in a number music styles ranging from early Baroque to folk, jazz rock to pop, and everything in between. Jane has performed at the Grand Point North Festival with indie-pop band, Lucius, and has collaborated with Guster, Sarah McLaughlin, and members of the band Phish. She can be heard on albums by Steve Hartmann, Josh Panda, Henry Jamison, Joseph Pensak, as well as on the soundtrack to the 2016 comedy-drama film, “The Fundamentals of Caring.”


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Jane Kittredge

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  • M.M. Mannes College of Music
  • B.M. Mannes College of Music


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Southwick 310