Jeanine Wynton1st Violin

Jeanine Wynton

What is your hometown?

Los Angeles

When did you join the Grant Park Music Festival?


Where did you study? 

Yale University

What is your Career highlight?

Performing for the late Joseph Gingold in a masterclass when I was 12

If you could speak with any musician dead or alive, who would it be?

I'd want to speak to two master violinists: my former teacher, Erick Friedman and his teacher, the great Jascha Heifetz

What would you be if you were not a musician? 


Signature dish?

I can make a mean lasagna

Can you share any memorable stories from your experience with the Grant Park Music Festival?

Two outstanding performances come to mind: the 2006 Gala concert performing Debussy’s Afternoon of the Faun with the Joffrey Ballet Chicago and performing the Mozart Requiem concert with Tibetan Monks