Jennifer Penner Reznicek completed her Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Columbia Union College, while studying with Gerald Fischbach and Ronda Cole (pedagogy) at the University of Maryland. In 2012, Dr. Reznicek received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music where she also completed her Master of Music degree as a scholarship student of Suli Xue. Minor fields of study during her doctoral work included Instrumental Conducting, Musicology and Early Music. Dr. Reznicek enjoyed the opportunity to play baroque violin as leader and soloist with the USC Baroque Sinfonia as well as guest with the Los Angeles Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra. Recent festival appearances include École des Musique Fontainebleau, Bowdoin, and International String Workshops. Performing as concertmaster and soloist with the New England Symphonic Ensemble, Dr. Reznicek has enjoyed orchestral tours on five continents at venues including St. Martin-in-the-Field, the Sidney Opera House and Carnegie Hall. In 2010, she accepted the position as Assistant Professor of Music at Canadian University College (Canada) where she served as Professor of Violin, Chamber Music and Pedagogy in addition to directing and leading tours as conductor of the CUC Chamber Orchestra. Dr. Reznicek has appeared frequently as a pedagogue in various string programs and festivals as a private instructor and conductor. She recently married German physician, Lukas Reznicek, and now lives in Munich, Germany.