Violinist Jacquie Fennell grew up in Missoula, Montana, and attended the University of Montana before transferring to The Eastman School of Music, where she earned her Bachelor of Music degree. Her Master of Music degree was earned at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Since then, she has lived and played with several orchestras in Cincinnati, including the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra, as well as the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic, Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Bach Festival, and Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Also active as a teacher, Jacquie holds an adjunct teaching position at Cincinnati Christian University and maintains a private violin studio. Jacquie is thrilled to be back in Missoula playing with the String Orchestra of the Rockies and hiking her favorite mountains.