Jane Singhal holds a B.A. in music from Yale and an M.A. in Russian Studies from Princeton. Jane began her violin studies with Dr. Seymour Rubinstein at Indiana University South Bend. At Yale she studied with Kikuei Ikeda of the Tokyo String Quartet and subsequently in Canada with Dana and Yuri Mazurkevich, students of Russian master David Oistrakh. Jane was concertmistress of the Midwest Chamber Orchestra and director and violinist for Interlude, a New Jersey-based chamber ensemble. She has performed as a soloist with the Twin Cities Symphony and participated in the Yale at Norfolk Chamber Music School, the Sarasota Music Festival, and the Shawnigan Summer School of the Arts in British Columbia. She is the author of Creature Feature-A Musical Menagerie, and the producer of the CDs Miss Jane’s Children and Classical Tales.
Jane began her teaching career as violin instructor at Ecole Alexandra in London, Ontario and as a language and string specialist at The Vail-Deane School in Mountainside, New Jersey. Since moving to the Bay Area twelve years ago, she has devoted herself to private teaching and keeping current with the American school of violin pedagogy.
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