Dr. Jordan Enzinger

Cello Teacher

Jordan Enzinger

SAA Member


New Brunswick, NJ
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With a versatile background in solo, chamber, and orchestral music, Dr. Jordan Enzinger currently serves as cello faculty at three music schools in New Jersey: at Seton Hall University in South Orange, instructing music majors and non-majors, at the Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division in New Brunswick, and at the Princeton String Academy. Dr. Enzinger is a certified cello instructor with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and currently maintains his private cello studio in New Brunswick. He currently serves as chamber music faculty at the Rutgers Young Artist Program and at the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Chamber Music Institute. As an academic, he currently serves as a guest lecturer for collegiate music classes at Rutgers. In Bloomington, Indiana, Dr. Enzinger formerly served as cello and chamber music instructor for Indiana University Jacobs School of Music’s globally renowned String Academy pre-college program, and served as cello instructor for the Monroe County Community School Corporation. Dr. Enzinger’s students have performed in Carnegie Hall, won prestigious competitions, and have received collegiate music scholarships.

Dr. Enzinger attended the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music from 2005 thru 2012, where he was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship as he pursued his Bachelor’s, Performance Diploma, and Master’s degrees in cello performance. His principal cello instructors in Indiana were Peter Stumpf, Eric Kim, Janos Starker, and Helga Winold. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in cello performance from the Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, NJ in 2015. His principal cello instructor at Rutgers was Jonathan Spitz. Throughout his doctoral studies, Dr. Enzinger served as Principal Cellist of the graduate orchestra at Rutgers and was member of the Rutgers Graduate String Quartet, a group which regularly received coachings from Todd Phillips of the Orion String Quartet. In 2015, he participated in the Montclair State University Cali School of Music’s String Quartet Mentorship Program, where he studied with cellist Nicholas Tzavaras, received chamber music coachings from the Shanghai String Quartet, and performed a full string quartet recital program at Carnegie Hall.

In addition the Dr. Enzinger’s avid teaching, he is in demand as a dynamic freelance performing cellist in the New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia areas. He regularly performs in major venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Kimmel Center. His professional orchestral experience began in 2008, when he was appointed Assistant Principal Cellist of the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and Terre Haute Symphony orchestras. In 2009, he also joined the Evansville Philharmonic and Owensboro Symphony orchestras as Section Cellist. Dr. Enzinger currently serves as Principal Cellist of the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, a post he has held since 2013. In addition to his professional orchestral contracts, he has performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, American Symphony, Princeton Symphony, Princeton Festival Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra, Carmel Symphony, Wheeling Symphony, Camerata Orchestra, and Bloomington Pops Orchestra. For four summers, he attended the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado, and in the summer of 2015, he performed a series of concerts at the Bard Music Festival at Bard College in Annandale-On-Hudson, New York.

Dr. Enzinger’s Personal Private Lesson Details:
- My goal is that lessons are fun yet productive. I ardently assist students in attaining their own personally gratifying goals.
- Lessons are offered at my residence in New Brunswick.
- I offer reasonable rates. Please contact me for more information.
- I maintain a flexible schedule during the school year and summer.
- Weekly 1-hour lessons are recommended for the best progress, though other durations and frequencies are also offered.

Thank you for your interest, and I look forward to helping you or your loved ones discover the gift of music!