Violin goes missing on NJ transitmain
The composer and violinist Jessie Montgomery has lost her Karl Dennis, 2016 Del Gesu model violin and Dörfler violin bow. It was in a violin shaped black carbon fiber case with stickers along the top.
Montgomery lost it on the NJ Transit traveling between New York City and Montclair, NJ, on Friday September 13, on train 6263 at 4:52pm. She has alerted NJ Transit of the missing instrument.
Montgomery asks that any leads be sent to: Jmonttemp@gmail.com
Montgomery is the recipient of the Leonard Bernstein Award from the ASCAP Foundation, and her works are performed frequently around the world by leading musicians and ensembles. She is the composer-in-residence for the Sphinx Virtuosi, and an Artistic Partner with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. This coming season, her works will be premiered at Carnegie Hall, Stanford University, the National Cathedral, the Cincinnati Symphony, and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. She is currently writing works for the New York Philharmonic and National Symphony. She is a Graduate Fellow in Music Composition at Princeton University, a member of the Catalyst Quartet, and performs regularly with Silkroad Ensemble and Sphinx Virtuosi.