Selena Janzen

2019 Round Top Music Festival

Violin
Mankato, MN
Indiana University - Jacobs School of Music
Selena Janzen is currently an undergrad at Indiana University, Jacob School of Music. She has studied under many teachers in the past including Lydia Miller, Lucia May, Peter McGuire, and now with Mark Kaplan. She has played in masterclasses with Geoff Nuttall and Sally O’Reilly. She has also attended summer music festivals yearly since 2012, which include Jacobs School of Music Summer String Academy, Stringwood, Bravo, Green Lake Festival of Music, and Minnesota All-State Orchestra. She has gained much chamber music experience at most of these festivals, as well as in a year long chamber group with Bruce Coppock in 2015-2016. Selena has been a part of many youth orchestral groups in the past such as South Dakota Symphony Youth Orchestras 2009-2012 and Minnesota Youth Orchestras 2013-2015. In Selena’s senior year of high school she was the Associate Concertmaster of the Mankato Symphony Orchestra where she learned many vital skills to playing in a professional orchestra. Selena has placed in multiple solo competitions in the past. She was in 3rd place for the Music Association of Minnetonka Young Artist Competition 2016; 2nd place in Junior High Strings Division Young Artist Schol