Jennifer Walton
violin, electric violin, piano, harpsichord, composer, conductor

   
 

Jennifer created Instrumental Casting in 2008. To view her complete credits, visit the Credits page of this website.

Jennifer has played curbside with LACurbsideEntertainment.com.

Via Instrumental Casting, Jennifer recently contracted a 100 piece orchestra and 70 member choir at the Microsoft Theater in LA and a 68 piece orchestra at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood with Persian Artist Shahkar and guest artist Andrea Bocelli. Jennifer was Concertmaster for both shows for sold out audiences at both venues. Via Instrumental Casting, Jennifer contracted a 47 piece orchestra for an iPhoneX commercial and she is in demand contracting numerous ensembles for filming projects year round.

Jennifer also created LA Curbside Entertainment in May, 2020, providing financial support for live musicians prevented from working during the pandemic due to the closures of concert halls, clubs, recording studios and cancelled tours by booking them for live entertainment for those who prefer to be 'safer at home' and for quarantined family members, friends, and coworkers.

Jennifer appears as a violinist on the FX TV show Better Things and in commercials for iPhoneX, Tropicana Orange Juice, United Airlines, and Humira. Jennifer also appears as a violinist in a string quartet for the Susan Sarandon movie The Meddler and she played violin for a special Austria Airlines promo event in Hollywood, all via Instrumental Casting.

Jennifer also created Collective Media Guild in 2014, now rebranded to CMG Music Recording with Jennifer as Vice President, which provides musicians for recording work on commercials, movie soundtracks, jingles, video games, CDs, etc.

Jennifer began playing violin at the age of 3 and piano at the age of 5. She toured extensively throughout Europe, South America, and Asia with the John Biggs Consort from ages 9-15. This ensemble performed music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Contemporary Eras.

Continuous musical training was received from her mother, Grammy Award winning vocalist and arranger, Salli Terri, as well as from her father, John Biggs, composer and founder of the John Biggs Consort. This training was in the areas of sight-reading, theory, arranging, improvisation, ornamentation, music appreciation, and performance practices on instruments of the Renaissance and Baroque Eras.

Her other instructors were Nancy Hartley, Jim Sitterly, Elizabeth Holborn, Ed Persi, Dimitrie Leivici, and Peter Marsh. Jennifer has taught private violin and piano lessons to all ages since 1981. Entering California State University, Fullerton, on a piano scholarship, she double majored briefly, then earned her Bachelors Degree in Violin Performance. Jennifer performs regularly with Viofonik, Harry Scorzo & Flashback, and Family Trio.

Jennifer has appeared as Violinist in numerous tv shows such as Friends and Seinfeld and has performed on hundreds of major motion picture soundtracks as well as playing on the Emmy Awards and the Tonight Show. She has played in the notable string sections on CDs for Michael Jackson, Neil Diamond, Diana Krall, Nora Jones, Ray Charles, Barry Manilow, Faith Hill, and so many more. Her extensive credits may be viewed on the Credits page of this website.


Numerous TV appearances, including Friends and Seinfeld.
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