Jesse Irons, Violin

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Violinist Jesse Irons enjoys a busy and excitingly diverse musical life in and around his home city of Boston. Described by the Boston Globe as “offering something more than expertise,” Jesse’s performances are characterized by commitment and communication. He appears regularly with the Handel and Haydn Society, as guest concertmaster with Boston Baroque, with the Boston Early Music Festival, and with numerous small ensembles including Gut Reaction and Anachronism. He has recently appeared as soloist with Newton Baroque, Sarasa, Chicago's Baroque Band, and the City Orchestra of Hong Kong. A member and co-artistic director of the GRAMMY-nominated ensemble A Far Cry, he has appeared in concert across North America, Europe, and Central and Southeast Asia. As an educator, Jesse has worked with students on entrepreneurship and chamber music at MIT, Yale, Stanford, Eastman, Peabody, and New England Conservatory.