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Jeremy Preston

Principal Second Violin

Jeremy Preston is the Principal Second of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and a section violin player with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. Prior to this he was the Associate Concertmaster of the Oakland East Bay Symphony and a tenured member of the North Carolina Symphony for seven seasons. He has performed with many orchestras throughout the U.S. and in the Bay Area including the San Francisco Symphony and the New Century Chamber Orchestra.

Jeremy is an avid chamber musician and has performed at venues throughout the Bay Area. Previously, he was a member of the North Carolina String Quartet and frequently performed with the Mallarme Chamber Players, the Peace College Manning Chamber Players, New Music Raleigh and the Eastern Music Festival Chamber Players.

Trained at the New England Conservatory of Music, Rice University and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Jeremy's teachers include Marylou Speaker Churchill, Lynn Chang, Kathleen Winkler, Sally Thomas and William Preucil. His chamber music coaches include Norman Fisher, Pamela and Claude Frank and members of the Cleveland and Juilliard Quartets.

Jeremy maintains an active teaching studio out of his apartment in the Haight and loves living and hiking in the beautiful city of San Francisco.

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