Jeanelle Brierley is a Cleveland resident and sought-after violinist with a passion for orchestral performance, chamber music and pedagogy. She is the concertmaster of Michigan’s Lexington Bach Festival and has performed as the concertmaster of the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, Youngstown Symphony, Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the orchestras of the Brevard Music Center. Brierley served as a member of the Canton Symphony and the Verbier Festival Orchestra in Verbier, Switzerland, and was a fellow at the Perlman Music Program’s Chamber Music Workshop in 2015. She made her solo debut with the Phoenix Symphony in 2011.

She also performs regularly as a substitute violinist with The Cleveland Orchestra.


  • BM, Cleveland Institute of Music
    • Studied with William Preucil
    • Recipient of the Dr. Jerome Gross Prize in Violin