Sydney Jenkins is an 18 year old violist. Sydney currently takes lessons with Satoko Rickenbacker, Assistant Principal Viola in the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. She has had the privilege of performing in viola masterclasses with Masumi Rostad and Stanley Konopka. When not immersed in music, she also enjoys, lying in bed, cooking cauliflower, listening and discovering new music, tending to her plants, playing tennis with her Dad, and watching Gilmore Girls. This fall, Sydney will be attending The Juilliard School where she will study with Molly Carr.