Current PJE members



Violinist Eleanor Bartsch ( is Concertmaster of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, Associate Concertmaster of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and an

Described by the New York Times as “…abrasive…outbursts…yearning…rapturous surge,” music by Elliott Bark (b.1980) ( ) has been performed in

Born in Chiba, Japan, Azusa began her violin studies at the age of 4. She earned her Bachelor of Music

Violinist and violist Amanda Grimm enjoys a versatile career as a freelance artist in the greater Chicago area. A graduate

A passionate performer, cellist Kyra Saltman ( is carving a path through Chicago’s exciting freelance music scene and beyond.  In October