Meet the Musicians Violin

Jeffrey Zehngut


Orchestra member since 2011

Hometown: State College, Pennsylvania

Education: The Cleveland Institute of Music

Studied with: William Preucil, Paul Kantor

Instrument: Jeff plays a 2010 Daniel Karintanta violin made in Argentina. He is also known to cover saxophone parts in the orchestra from time to time.

About Jeffrey:

Jeff enjoys living in Cleveland because of the good people, food and city pride.  You might see Jeff running around Shaker Lakes or at Cavs or Browns games.  In his free time he enjoys sports--he played soccer and tennis in high school and still plays some tennis at Shaker Heights High School, food--Club Isabella is a favorite, watching movies and reading books.  His most memorable moment onstage was his very first performance with TCO, playing Tchaikovsky IV with Franz Welser Most.  Jeff is a multi-talented musician and also plays the saxophone.