Jan-Marie Christy Joyce
Jan-Marie Christy Joyce is in her 11th season as Principal Violist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, where she has appeared frequently as soloist, most recently in Berlioz’ Harold in Italy. After earning a Master's degree from Louisiana State University, she completed a professional studies certificate from the Cleveland Institute of Music under Stanley Konopka (Assistant Principal Violist of The Cleveland Orchestra). Jan-Marie is former Principal Violist of the Canton (OH) Symphony and currently spends her summers as a member of the Breckenridge (CO) Music Festival Orchestra.
In the summer of 2005, she was invited to perform in Seattle Opera's production of Wagner's Ring des Nibelungen. She is an adjunct faculty member at the College of Charleston, where she teaches viola and coaches chamber music. Ms. Joyce's first CD of chamber music (works for oboe and strings with members of her family) was released in 2004. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in trumpet performance.