Emma Jezek is the Assistant Principal 2nd Violin in the Sydney Symphony, a position she has held since 1997. She was born in Adelaide and studied with Beryl Kimber and Ron Woodcock at the Elder Conservatorium. She furthered her studies in the US at Indiana University Bloomington with Franco Gulli and SUNY Purchase with Isaac Malkin.
Emma was previously in the Melbourne Symphony and has been Acting Principal in the Adelaide Symphony and Tasmanian Symphony. She has played with the Vienna Symphony, Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Klangforum Wien as well as the Australian World Orchestra.
Emma has recently played in the SSO’s Utzon Room series as well as the Melbourne Digital Concert Hall series. Emma loves teaching and has tutored at AYO and National Music Camp.