Jennifer Moberg Pforte

Violin, Viola Teacher, Administrator

Jennifer Moberg Pforte

SAA Member

Contact

Islamabad`, Pakistan
www.ViolinsAndChinrest.com

Jennifer (Moberg) Pforte is a violinist-at-large, currently residing and working in Islamabad, Pakistan.

She was the Head of Strings at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) from 2014-2016, where she became sensitised to the challenges of cultural sustainability in post-conflict and refugee-sending countries. She now works in the humanitarian aid and development sector, while still remaining an active advocate for teaching, sharing, and performing music as a cultural bridge.

Jennifer is the founder and former managing director of KinderU Suzuki Music Academy, the first Suzuki school in Hong Kong. She is a regular clinician at workshops in Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and is a regular teacher at the AVS Suzuki school in Bangkok, Thailand, where she also is a volunteer teacher at the Immanuel Music School, which provides free music instruction to children living in the Khlong Toey slum.

Ms. Jennifer holds a BA in Music from Houghton College, and MA in International Development- Forced Migration and Refugee Studies from Chulalongkorn University.