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Jeness Johnson

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Jeness Johnson

International cello soloist, Jeness,combines passion and virtuosity unlike any other cellist of her generation. When the world famous cellist Janos Starker heard her play at age 11 he said "She is the next great talent." Jeness has performed worldwide including in such prestigious concert halls as Severance Hall, the Lincoln Center,the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Teatro Sociale in Como,Italy. She has performed for former President Jimmy Carter,Pope John Paul II,Yo-Yo Ma,and collaborated with artists as diverse as K.D.Lang, Kenny Loggins,James Taylor,and La Scala Quartet. Jeness attended the Pacific Music Festival,Spoleto Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Meadowmount School of Music, and is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, and the Cleveland Institute of Music.She has developed her own unique improvisational skills and enjoys improvising,composing,and recording for film and television. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is in high demand as a soloist and recording artist.