Bio: Jeanne Shumway began her musical studies on the violin at an early age, but the cello won her heart at age 10. She is a graduate of UCSB, where she was named Outstanding String Player for two consecutive years. Jeanne has performed with numerous orchestras throughout the West Coast, and was Assistant Principal Cellist of Santa Barbara Symphony and Principal Cellist with Santa Barbara Opera, as well as the San Luis Obispo Symphony and other orchestras for many years. Jeanne currently plays as Principal Cellist with Symphony of the Vines and San Luis Obispo Master Chorale, and records for PCPA Theaterfest. She is also an active teacher and chamber musician, and has played throughout Europe and the Orient.