Jeremy Preston

Violin, Piano Teacher

Jeremy Preston


San Francisco, CA
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Jeremy Preston is the Principal Second violinist of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and a member of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. He has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony and the New Century Chamber Orchestra. Previously he was the Associate Concertmaster of the Oakland East Bay Symphony and a tenured member of the North Carolina Symphony for seven seasons.

Jeremy enjoys teaching all levels and maintains a private violin studio out of his home in San Francisco and online. He has been a faculty member of the Hamlin School, the Myriad School of Music, the SF Community Music Center, and the Eastern Music Festival. He frequently gives masterclasses at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and has been a guest conductor of the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, an award winning youth orchestra. He is a registered Suzuki Violin Teacher and is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the American Federation of Musicians. 

Jeremy enjoys playing chamber music and has performed at venues throughout the Bay Area. Previously, he was a founding member of the North Carolina String Quartet and frequently performed with the Mallarme Chamber Players, the Peace College Manning Chamber Players, New Music Raleigh and the Eastern Music Festival Chamber Players.

Trained at the New England Conservatory of Music, Rice University and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Jeremy’s teachers include Marylou Speaker Churchill, Lynn Chang, Kathleen Winkler, Sally Thomas and William Preucil. His chamber music coaches include Norman Fisher, Pamela and Claude Frank and members of the Cleveland and Juilliard Quartets.

Jeremy enjoys living in the beautiful city of San Francisco and loves hiking and biking in nature.