Jeremy Constant, Concertmaster

Jeremy Constant, Concertmaster

San Francisco Symphony

Concertmaster of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony since 2000, Jeremy also holds the positions of Concertmaster of the Marin Symphony and Assistant Concertmaster of the San Francisco Symphony. He can be heard on the San Francisco Symphony’s Grammy-winning Mahler cycle recordings as well as on their much-acclaimed Keeping Score educational series. He is an active soloist and chamber musician and a founding member of the Navarro Trio and the Navarro Quartet. After winning the Grand Prize in the 1979 Du Maurier competition in Canada, Jeremy studied in New York with Ivan Galamian and then with the great violinist Itzhak Perlman before making the San Francisco Bay Area his home.

He became a member of the San Francisco Symphony in 1984, with whom he continues to perform as Assistant Concertmaster. He has been Concertmaster of the Marin Symphony since 1994 and in 2000 became Concertmaster of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. He is a frequent soloist with the orchestra and participant in the Edgar M. Bronfman String Quartet.

Jeremy plays the ex-Heberlein Stradivarius, from the year 1700. This Stradivarius was donated to the San Francisco Symphony for his exclusive use. Residing in Oakland with his wife Sharon, Jeremy is a pilot who took over 7 years to build a plane, which he currently enjoys flying.