Jeremy Foster, violin

Hometown: Washington, DC

Meet Jeremy

Jeremy performs on Show 417.

Jeremy Foster (violin), 18, hails from Washington, DC, and is a senior at Washington Waldorf School. He began learning violin at the age of five with Susan Fuller and has been a student of Ronda Cole since 2012. He is a member of the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program, and he studies with Nurit Bar-Josef, Concertmaster of the NSO, as part of the program. Jeremy is a concertmaster of Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore’s Philharmonic. He has performed in masterclasses with Augustin Hadelich and David Kim, Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra. In 2019, Jeremy won First Place in the 2019 Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA) Upper Strings Achievement Awards Competition and was selected to perform as a soloist with the Amadeus Orchestra under the direction of A. Scott Wood. Following this performance, Maestro Wood invited Jeremy to perform again as a soloist with the Arlington Philharmonic. Jeremy was a piano student of Kathryn Brake from 2011 to 2016 and Dr. Marjorie Lee in 2017, and as a pianist, he participated in NVMTA’s 2017 Sonata Festival and was chosen to perform on its Honors Recital. Jeremy attends Washington Waldorf School in Bethesda, Maryland. Outside of music, Jeremy enjoys math, physics, baseball, and cooking/baking.

Listen to Jeremy

Show 417
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BMV 1001: Siciliana by J.S. Bach (1685 - 1750)